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Of Snails and Men/ Despre oameni si melci, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, financed by Eurimages

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:51

The second feature of Romanian director and producer Tudor Giurgiu, Of Snails and Men/ Despre oameni si melci, had received a production grand from Eurimages.
 
Eurimages is the Council of Europe fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works. Set up in 1988 as a Partial Agreement it currently has 35 Member States.
 
Eurimages aims to promote the European film industry by encouraging the production and distribution of films and fostering co-operation between professionals.
 
The Romanian company Libra Film Productions, in partnership with French company Agat Films, produces Giurgiu’s second feature.
 
Of Snails and Men/ Despre oameni si melci is inspired by true events and tells the story of the workers from a Romanian factory that want to donate their sperm in order to obtain funds to save their factory from being privatized.
 
Giurgiu’s first feature, Love Sick/ Legaturi Bolnavicioase, was launched in 2006 and premiered at Berlin International Film Festival.
 
On the other hand, Elle Driver sales agent has pre-bought the rights for the movie.