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Uppercase Print Romania 2020 | 128 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2020

Radu Jude

With Scarred Hearts, RADU JUDE (*1977) won the Hamburg Producers' Prize for European Cinema Co-Productions at FILMFEST HAMBURG in 2016. His current sixth film won the main prize at Karlovy Vary.

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[⏵] Based on a true story, Radu Jude’s filmi tells of the demoralizing state propaganda and everyday surveillance of the Ceausescu regime. Romania, 1981. In the town of Botoşani, 16-year old Mugur Călinescu sprays anti-government graffiti on the walls. Shortly after, the teenager is arrested by the Securitate. The secret police‘s interrogations were documented and 30 years later used by director Gianina Cărbunariu for a piece of theatre. In Uppercase Print, Radu Jude interweaves the play’s production with archive footage from Romanian propaganda TV to form a nightmarish historical picture of shocking topicality.

Original title: Tipografic Majuscul
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
Screenplay: Radu Jude, Gianina Cărbunariu, basierend auf dem Stück ‘Tipografic Majuscul’ von Gianina Cărbunariu / based on the play ‘Tipografic Majuscul’ by Gianina Cărbunariu
Cast: Bogdan Zamfir, Şerban Lazarovici, Ioana Iacob, Şerban Pavlu
Producer: Ada Solomon
Director of Photography: Marius Panduru
Music:
Production Design: Irina Moscu
Editor: Cătălin Cristuțiu
Sound: Jean Umansky
Costume design: Dorin Negrău
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor:
World Sales: Best Friend Forever
Production: microFilm
Contact: Martin Gondre, Best Friend Forever: martin@bffsales.eu

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