Breaking News (2017)

Original title: Breaking News
English title: Breaking News
Director: Iulia Rugina
Produced by: Libra Film Productions
Length: 81 min.

Synopsis:

After the tragic death of his cameraman which he indirectly caused, the reporter Alex Mazilu has to make an in-memoriam reportage covering his life. Three days before Christmas, in a small town on the Black Sea coast, Alex puts together puzzle pieces of this man’s life, all seen through the eyes of his troubled 15-year-old daughter. Trying to redeem the dead father, he slowly starts taking his place. A psychological journey of redemption that turns into a coming-of-age experience for a 35-year-old famous news reporter who, in a crucial moment of his life, discovers that things have somehow taken a wrong turn.


Production status: Released
Production year: 2017

 A psychological journey of redemption that turns into a coming-of-age experience for a 35 year old famous news reporter who, in a crucial moment of his life, discovers that things have somehow taken a wrong turn. Other films by Iulia Rugină: Love Building (2013), Alt Love Building (2015).
Crew:
Directed by: Iulia Rugină
Written by: Ana Agopian, Oana Răsuceanu, Iulia Rugină
Cinematography: Vivi Drăgan Vasile
Editing: Cătălin Cristuțiu
Sound design: Alexandru Dumitru, Florin Tăbăcaru
Production Design: Andreea Popa
Costume design: Carmen Moldovan, Nicoleta Cârnu
Make-up: Dana Roșeanu, Iulia Roșeanu
Producers: Oana Giurgiu, Bogdan Crăciun, Tudor Giurgiu
Produced by Hai-Hui Entertainment and Libra Film Productions, with the support of the Romanian CNC
Cast:
Andi Vasluianu
Voica Oltean
Dorin Andone
Ioana Flora
Oxana Moravec
David Blaj
Floriela Grapini
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Selected at:
Karlovy Vary Official Competition, 2017
Transilvania IFF, Romanian Days section, 2017
2009-2010 ScriptEast training initiative
Nipkow Program 2008
Sources 2, Graz 2008