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Anishoara - feature film

Anishoara is a 15 years old girl from a small village in Moldova, situated in a picturesque valley between rolling hills. Life seems calm but archaic alone with her old grandfather Petru and her little brother Andrei. In summer she and her friends make a trip to the melon harvest, where she feels for the first time the overwhelming sensation of first love. In autumn comes an old, strange German tourist to the village, who interferes with her life for a brief moment. In winter Anishoara travels for the first time in her life to the sea, with Dragosh, the young man she fell in love with. In spring she is longing for Dragosh, but he returns with a surprise. It is the last year of Anishoara’s childhood in this valley, before she takes off into her adult life.

 

For a review in Variety - click here!


"Pitch Award” winner at “WHEN EAST MEETS WEST” in Trieste 2013.

 

Festivals

Filmfest Munich 2016 - World Premiere, "Neues Deutsches Kino" Competition
San Sebastian IFF 2016 - Inernational Premiere, New Directors Competition

Warsaw Film Festival, Poland
Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest, Romania
Minsk International Film Festival, Belarus
Noordelijk FF, Holland
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
Exground Filmfest Wiesbaden, Germany - Made in Germany Award
Black Nights Film Festival Tallinn, Estonia
Around the World in 14 Films Festival, Germany
Festival Premiers Plans D'Angers, France
Trieste Film Festival, Italy
Göteborg FF, Sweden

Vancouver International Women in Film Festival - Best Cinematography Award
Guadalajara IFF, Mexico

 

 

Cast

Ana Morari, Andrei Morari, Petru Roscovan, Dragos Scutelnicu, Vasile Brinza, Veronica Cangea, Willem Menne, Andrei Sochirca

 

Team

Director & writer: Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu

Camera: Luciano Cervio, Cornelius Plache, Max Preiss

Editor: Hannah Schwegel

Art director: Nicolae Sliusari

Sound: Stephan Bruns, Manja Ebert, Stephan Franz

Sound design: Niklas Kammertöns

Re-recording mixer: Alexandre Leser

Color grader: Alexander Beyer

Production manager: Kirill Krasovskiy, Stanislav Danylyshyn

Producers: Jakob D. Weydemann, Jonas Weydemann

Commissioning editor: Cooky Ziesche

Production company: Weydemann Bros.

Co-production: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb) & Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb)

Funded by: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

Originated as part of the initiative “Leuchtstoff”

 

Country: Germany, Moldova

Duration: 106 min.