30.09. - 09.10.2021

Marita Romania 2017 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Cristi Iftime

CRISTI IFTIME (*1979) is a graduate of the UNATC film school in Bucharest and won international recognition with his shorts 15 July (2011) and The Camp in Răzoare (2012). Mariţa is his debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
Costi is planning to spend a few days with his family in a mountain hut. On the spur of the moment, he persuades his father Sandu, who has long lived in separation from Costi's mother, to join them. In their aged car, once lovingly christened Mariţa, father and son set out on the journey from Transylvania to Moldova. Old memories are reawakened and a new closeness develops. When the two men finally arrive, Sandu manages to entertain the family with colourful, funny anecdotes for an evening – but can he heal the deeper wounds? Mariţa is a warm-hearted comedy about the real meaning of family.
Original title: Marita
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Cristi Iftime
Screenplay: Anca Buja, Cristi Iftime
Cast: Alexandru Potocean, Adrian Titieni, Lucian Iftime, Lorena Zabrautanu, Nicoleta Hâncu, Dan Chiorean, Victoria Cocias, Andrei Hutuleac, Bogdan Dumitrache, Ana Ciontea, Ana Popescu, Timon Nanau
Producer: Ada Solomon, Radu Stancu
Director of Photography: Luchian Ciobanu
Production Design: Mălina Ionescu, Alexandra Alma Ungureanu
Editor: Dragoș Apetri
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Hi Film Productions
Production: Hi Film Productions, deFilm
Contact: Ilinca Belciu, Hi Film:


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