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The documentary “Everything Will not Be Fine” will have the world premiere at TIFF


     The debut documentary Everything Will not Be Fine / Totul nu va fi bine, directed by Adrian Pîrvu and Helena Maksyom,will have the world premiere during the Transilvania International Film Festival, in the Romanian Film Days section.
     The 19th edition of the event will take place in Cluj-Napoca from July 31 to August 9.
     Everything Will not Be Fine is a road-movie about the visually impaired film director who tries to discover the effects that the Cernobîl disaster had on his health. The film is distrbuted by microFILM and will be released in the open-air cinemas on August 7, 2020.
     In their journey, Adrian and helena get to meet people who were affected by the nuclear disaster that took place in 1986. While they discover more and more things about how Cernobîl impacted an entire generation, their own health issues get worse and complicate things.
     Adrian Pîrvu was born in 1986, the year of the Cernobîl disaster. His mother believed that Adrian`s glaucoma and partial blindness were caused by her visit to Ukraine, when she was 6 months pregnant. He is almost 30 years old – he is lonely and kind of lost. After his mother had told him the story of his birth, he decided to go to Ukraine in order to make a film about the people affected by the disaster and to find a way to make peace with himself. In Kiev he meets Helena, who grew up in the country which was seriously affected by the nuclear accident and she becomes his partner in the making of this documentary.
     The screenplay and film direction are signed by Adrian Pîrvu and Helena Maksyom, the editing was made by Alexandru Radu  and Vladimir Gojun, the cinematography: Denis Melnik, Radu Gorgos, Adrian Pîrvu, Helena Maksyom. Ioan Filip and Dan-Ștefan Rucăreanu sign the sound design. Producers: Alexandru Solomon și Ada Solomon. Co-producers: Olena Yershova, Adrian Pîrvu, Andrii Yashchyshyn.
     A UNATC graduate, Adrian Pîrvu directed and produced more short films and documentaries. After teaching English in China for a year, he worked as a producer for an NGO which supports people with disabilities. Now he works as a freelancer, as a film editor. Everything Will not be Fine / Totul nu va fi bine represents his feature debut.Helena Maksyom graduated the National Aviation University of Kyiv and has a Master`s degree in “Ecology and the environment protection”. She worked as a journalist and a translator and now she focuses on film. The film represents Helena`s feature debut as well.
Details: TIFF
(15.07.2020)

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