SEPTEMBER 26th Rotterdam
WARMING UP - ON TOUR
So, WHat’s FREEDOM? by ANDREI ZINCA
When one gives up fear, one ﬁnds freedom, even when in conﬁnement.
During a wedding in Herculane, a history teacher is violently arrested by the communists. Alongside his wife and seven other people, they are forced to take a freight train, destination unknown, together with thousands of other scared people. The film follows the group into their solitary confinement in the middle of a wasteland for several years. Featuring a remarkable on-screen group performance by some of the most extraordinary actors in current Romanian cinema.
Length: 133 min
Director: Andrei Zinca
Editing: Edith Weil
Cinematography: Tudorel Vladimir Panduru
Cast: Radu Iacoban, Iulia Lumanare, Cuzin Toma, Olimpia Melinte, Tunde Skovran
Festivals & Awards (selection)
South East European Film Festival Los Angeles, 2021 – Honorable Mention, Audience Award | Sedona International Film Festival 2021 – Audience Award | Santa Monica International Film Festival, 2020 – Jury’s Honorable Mention | Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, 2020 – Audience Choice Award for Best Romanian Film