“Mihai Eminescu” Romanian Cultural Institute in Chişinău, in partnership with Brio Film Studio, is organising the official premiere of the feature Afacerea Est/Eastern Business
(directed by Igor Cobileanski
) in the Republic of Moldova. The event will take place the theatre house Patria “Loteanu” on 2 February, at 19.00.
The comedy Eastern Business
is a co-production made by Brio Studio in Chişinău in partnership with Alien Film in Romania. The film was officially premiered in Romania on 27 November, 2016.
tells the story of a friendship between two Moldavians, Marian (Constantin Pușcașu), a provincial intellectual, and Petro (Ion Sapdaru
), an opportunist full of ideas. The two
embark on a crazy journey in search of the money necessary to fulfil their dreams: Marian wants to marry Veronica (Anne Marie Chertic), while Petro wants to buy a crane in order to rent it. They decide to become business partners and start working on a plan: to sell a train carriage full of horse shoes. Their plans amount to nothing, but Marian and Petro do not lose hope and try other methods to get rich.
AaRC made a feature report on the shooting sets of Eastern Business
, as well as an interview with Igor Cobileanski
, after the screen preview of the feature at TIFF 2016