When John was born, in 1934, his mother gifted him with three names: John, Constantin, and Brâncuşi. She told him his father was Constantin Brâncuşi, the famous sculptor, but...
Somewhere in Palilula, the most nominated film of this edition (11 categories), received no less than 7 Gopo trophies: Best costumes (Lia Mantoc), Best art direction (Helmut Stürmer, Dragos Buhagiar), Best cinematography (Adrian Silisteanu), Best editing (Catalin Cristutiu, a second time Gopo winner), Best sound (Tudor Petre, Cristinel Sirli, Cristian Tarnovetchi, Florin Tabacaru), Best original score (Vasile Sirli), Best make-up and hair (Dana Roseanu, Minela Popa, Ionel Popa, Doina Popa). Adrian Silisteanu, the director of photography of Somewhere in Palilula, was also the recipient of the RSC – Romanian Society of Cinematographers award, conferred by the members of the guild.
The Gopo Awards Gala is organized by Romanian Film Promotion, the organizers of the Transilvania International Film Festival.