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Francesca (2009)

Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and ... See full summary »

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Bobby Paunescu

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monica Barladeanu ... Francesca (as Monica Birladeanu)
Dorian Boguta ... Mita (as Doru Boguta)
Luminita Gheorghiu ... Ana
Teodor Corban ... Ion
Dana Dogaru Dana Dogaru ... Doamna Elena
Doru Ana Doru Ana ... Nasul
Ion Sapdaru Ion Sapdaru ... Pandele
Mihai Dorobantu Mihai Dorobantu ... Remulus
Gabriel Spahiu ... Sofer autocar
Dan Chiriac Dan Chiriac ... Zana
Alina Berzunteanu Alina Berzunteanu ... Magda
Monica Mihaescu Monica Mihaescu ... Directoarea
Dragos Marinescu Dragos Marinescu ... Fane
Ionut Simionescu Ionut Simionescu ... Sef Autogara
Ioana Diaconescu Ioana Diaconescu ... Prietena din bar
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Storyline

Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and dearest to her, various untold truths unravel. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (Italy) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR750,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$461,485
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mandragora Movies See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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most natural Romanian film
2 December 2011 | by cmuresanSee all my reviews

I saw a lot of Romanian films, some good and some lesser, but almost all of them had this lack of naturalness... finally here is not the case! Then, the girl is playing 'big time'...the whole film is very well played, the whole cast. The film has 'minuses'...the 'sound' remain specific Romanian (i can't understand...i could do some better EQ), then, not a single true funny moment, which makes the film a little too bitter...but, finally, the girl is 'sweet enough'! anyway, despite the plot, I've remained with a 'good taste'. In conclusion, the film is not as much as a 'Romanian film', but a true European film... a 'must see'


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