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Trapped in his own movie
Alexandru Oita • Romania • 2022 • 29 min
A young director at the beginning of his career explores the life and career of Andrei Cătălin Băleanu, a promising director of Romanian cinema in the 1970s.
This film about despair and failure centres on an original and authentic character: a talented director who co-directed the documentary Black Buffalo Water (1970) decides to give up filmmaking when he was only 30. Today, he lives in almost complete poverty.
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