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Tudor Giurgiu starts the shooting for his second feature, Of Snails and Men.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:53

The film is inspired by true events and tells the story of the workers from a Romanian factory that want to donate sperm in order to obtain funds to save their factory from being privatized.
 
The cast includes Romanian actors Andi Vasluianu, Monica Birladeanu, Dorel Visan, Valeria Seciu, Ion Besoiu and the French actors Jean François Stevenin and Robinson Stevenin. The script is written by Ionut Teianu, while Vivi Dragan Vasile signs the image of the movie.
 
The Romanian company Libra Film Productions in partnership with French company Agat Films produce Tudor Giurgiu’s second feature. Tudor Giurgiu, Oana Giurgiu and Patrick Sobelman are the producers.
 
The budget for the production is 1.2 million Euros. The feature is financed by National Film Center, Eurimages, the MEDIA Programme of the European Unionon, Romanian National Television and HBO Romania.
 
Also, the script was awarded with a development grant by the South Eastern Cinema Network (SEE Cinema Network).
 
The movie already has an international sales agent - the French company Elle Driver.
 
Giurgiu’s first feature, Love Sick, was launched in 2006 and premiered at Berlin International Film Festival in Panorama section.