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MARILENA FROM P7 - still #1


(Marilena de la P7)
US Premiere

Director: Cristian Nemescu

Romania, 2006, 45 min

Festival Year:2006

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Madalina Ghitescu, Gabriel Huian, Aura Calarasu, Gabriel Spahiu, Andi Vasluianu

Crew:Screenwriter: Tudor Voican, Cristian Nemescu - Editor: Catalin Cristutiu - Cinematographer: Liviu Marghidan - Sound Design: Andrei Toncu (

Sales:Ada Solomon c/o Hi Film Productions, Bucharest, Romania - T: +40 21 723 200 640 - F: + 40 21 252 4866


Andrei, a 13 year old teenager, living on Bucharest outskirts, decides one day to steal a trolleybus in order to impress Marilena, a prostitute he fell in love with. Things you do for love...

About the director

Cristian Nemescu - born on the 31st of March 1979. He has graduated The Romanian National University of Film "I.L. Caragiale" in 2003. Presently he is preparing his first feature film, that won a script contest for financing at The National Center of Cinematography (CNC). His graduation film, "C" Block Story, has been screened in various film festivals, has received several awards and got a nomination for "best short film" for the European Film Academy's Awards, in 2004.

Filmmaker's note

40% of the film budget ($35,000) arrived from the festivals cash prizes won by the filmmaker's previous shorts.


Screenwriter Tudor Voican will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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