CLUJ-NAPOCA: Daniel Sandu’s sophomore function The Father Who Strikes Mountains will display screen within the Romanian Days programme on the 20th version of the Transilvania Worldwide Movie Pageant (TIFF), which takes place in Cluj-Napoca from 23 July to 1 August 2021. The Romanian/Swedish coproduction produced by Cristian Mungiu had its world premiere within the Competitors part of the Shanghai FF in June 2021.
Adrian Titieni stars in a psychological thriller a couple of middle-aged man whose new life beside a youthful girl is shattered by the disappearance of his teenage son within the mountains. His personal rescue mission will confront him together with his personal demons and the love for his offspring.
“’I consider in a kind of cinema, let’s name it ‘maximalist’, one meant for the general public – with every movie, I attempt to inform a narrative that retains the viewers on the sting of their seat and to construct robust and fascinating characters”, Daniel Sandu stated in an announcement.
The solid consists of Valeriu Andriuță, Judith State, Tudor Smoleanu, Elena Purea and Radu Botar.
The Father Who Strikes Mountains / Tata mută munții is produced by Cristian Mungiu by Mobra Films, in coproduction with Sweden’s Filmgate Movies and Movie i Huge, Romania’s Studioul Cinematografic al Ministerului Culturii (cultura.ro) and Mindset Productions, in addition to the Romanian Nationwide Tv (TVR). The venture was supported the Romanian Movie Centre (CNC) and MEDIA-Creative Europe. Tudor Reu is government producing.
The manufacturing lasted three years and required beneficial circumstances for taking pictures within the snow and blizzard, involving troublesome mountain pictures at excessive altitudes, accessible by drone and helicopter. The movie was shot in 4K by Tudor Vladimir Panduru primarily in Bușteni mountain resort and the Bucegi Mountains in early 2020 earlier than being shut down as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.
Mungiu’s Voodoo Movies (voodoofilms.ro) will launch the movie in Romania on 23 July 2021.
Daniel Sandu’s debut function One Step Behind The Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor (HiFilm Productions) ranked fourth within the home field workplace in 2017 with over 40,000 admissions and obtained eight Gopo awards, together with for finest function movie and finest director.
In 2019 Sandu shot the six-episode unique HBO Europe collection Tuff Cash / Bani negri (pentru zile albe (Mobra Movies).
Director: Daniel Sandu
Scriptwriter: Daniel Sandu
DoP: Tudor Vladimir Panduru
Editor: Mircea Olteanu
Manufacturing design: Simona Pădurețu
Unique music: Petre Lavatory
Forged: Adrian Titieni, Valeriu Andriuță, Judith State, Tudor Smoleanu, Elena Purea and Radu Botar