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"Summer Break" wins Luno Prize at NexT Film Festival

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 18:34

Andrei Tănase's short film Summer Break/ Vacanța la țară won Luno Prize at the 10th edition of NexT Film Festival in Bucharest. The award was offered by the creative group Luno for a short film in the National Competition. Summer Break is produced by Libra Film and was also screened at Transilvania IFF, FIFF Namur, Timishort, Filmfest Dresden.
 
Mircea and his cousin Denis are spending the summer vacation at their grandparents house, in the countryside. Used to the city life, the two teenagers soon get bored and, in order to have some fun and hopefully attract media attention, they secretly create some crop circles in a nearby wheat field.
 
Andrei Tănase (born in 1982) studied cinema at the National Film School in Bucharest (UNATC) and works as a freelance screenwriter and director. His filmography includes: Myriapod (short fiction, 2004), Love Forever (short fiction, 2006), Mc Russia (short documentary, 2008), Kings of the Castle (short documentary, 2010, co-directed with Vlad Ilicevici), Claudiu and the Fish (short fiction, 2013).