Romanian film awarded at Sundance

2020-02-03 00:00:00

Acasă or My Home, the debut documentary by Romanian Radu Ciorniciuc won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography (Radu Ciorniciuc and Mircea Topoleanu) at the 42nd Sundance Film Festival, which ended on 2 February 2020. Acasă is a Romanian coproduction with Germany and Finland, also coproduced by HBO Europe. 

The film documents the family Enache for four years, who lived for 20 years in an outskirts poor area of Bucharest. When the delta became a nature park in 2014, the family were forced to enter and adjust to the civilised world. The films is produced by Monica Lazurean-Gorgan through Manifest Film. Corso Film from Germany and Kino Company from Finland with UiPath Foundation along with HBO Europe are coproducing. The film is supported by Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television, Creative Europe, Cinelabs (Romania) and Beep Sound Postproduction (Czech Republic). Autlook Filmsales is a sales agent. 

It is the first Romanian documentary selected for Sundance’s competition.




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