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Introspective stories that take surprising directions.

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Alexandra, early 20s, living with her mother and her mentally disabled brother, works at a textile factory in communist Romania. Because of the anti-abortion decree, women are used to the monthly gynecological check-ups. But this time, a surprise “parade” forces Alexandra to take a drastic decision.

In Romanian, with English subtitles.

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Film Contact:

Adenium Film, Cristina Ceausu


  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    World Premiere
  • Rating
    Mature Themes,Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Narrative Short
  • Director
    Ioana Țurcan
  • Screenwriter
    Ioana Țurcan
  • Producer
    Cristina Badea
  • Executive Producer
    Cristina Ceaușu
  • Cast
    Silvana Mihai, Theodor Șoptelea, Mihaela Trofimov, Emil Măndănac