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Horațiu Mălăele Is Shooting Luca”, the Story of a Young Expat

     After the huge success of the films Silent Wedding / Nunta mută and Happy Funeral / Funeralii fericiteHorațiu Mălăele and the screenwriter Adrian Lustig team up again to bring on screen the story of Luca, a young expat who returned to the country 20 years later. Luca Plătici, played by István Téglás, discovers a world that he doesn`t recognize anymore. With the help of Giulia (Mădălina Craiu) and of other people from his former life, he succeeds in processing the ghosts of his past and in finding the meaning of his existence.
     Directed by Horațiu Mălăele, Luca is a captivating story dedicated to the large audience, told with the tools of one of the most long-lasting theatre and film authors, combining elements of thriller, comedy and adventure. The film features Istvan Teglas, Andi Vasluianu, Mădălina Craiu, Horațiu Mălăele, Rodica Mandache, Liana Mărgineanu, Bogdan Mălăele, Giulia Nahmany and many more. George Dăscălescu is the film cinematographer. The shootings took place from September 5 to October 4, 2017 in Bucharest and Buftea.
     Luca is a co-production of Contemporary Theatre Foundation and Movie Production Entertainment. The producers are Adrian Lustig and Cristina Dobrițoiu. The production is financed with the support of the Romanian Film Center, Cinema City, Group M, Publicis Group Media Bucharest, Next Advertising Achizitii, United Media and Dedeman. Main partner: Bucharest Airports National Company, Partners: Groupama Asigurări, AQUA Carpatica.

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