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The Japanese Dog / Câinele Japonez

Tudor Cristian Jurgiu Director: Tudor Cristian Jurgiu
Cast list: Victor Rebengiuc, Serban Pavlu, Laurentiu Lazar, Kana Hashimoto, Toma Hashimoto, Iona Abur, Alexandrina Halic, Toma Cuzin
Screenplay: Iona Antoci, Gabriel Gheorghe, Tudor Cristian Jurgiu
Director of Photography: Andrei Butica
Editor: Dragos Apetri
Producer: Tudor Giurgiu, Bogdan Craciun
Distribution: m-appeal
Rights: m-appeal
Country: Romania
Year: 2013
Running time: 85
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Romanian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: Unfortunate circumstances bring a father and a son together. Their mutual alienation is emphasized by the contrast of tradition and folklore in a Romanian village, the old man's home, and the Japanese culture in which the son raised his family. The seemingly simple story of a father and a son, who are looking for a way to fill the almost twenty-year gap in their relationship, describes absolute loss and ability to find a lost direction again. The melancholic, yet sometimes amusing Romanian debut, is in contrast to gloomy and desolate films of the Romanian New Wave. The film's slow tempo and lyric imagery reveal family reconciliation, the last beacon of hope amidst tragedy.
Awards and Nominations: Warsaw IFF (213) - 1-2 Competition award
 
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Screenings
26.03.2014 / 17:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 6, TNT     buy ticket
27.03.2014 / 22:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 6, TNT     buy ticket
28.03.2014 / 19:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 6, TNT     buy ticket
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