Maria Dinulescu and Gheorghe Visu in “Holiday Games” at TVR
by Dana Medar
The TVR production company continues the series of inhouse productions of TV features or of filmed theatre performances. Its most recent premiere is Holiday Games, an adaptation of Mihai Sebastian`s play signed by the director Anca Maria Colțeanu. Shot in a natural setting, with many cameras, the TVR production has the following cast: Maria Dinulescu, Gheorghe Visu, Demeter András, Gabriel Radu, Adriana Nicolae, Cristian Bota, Monica Ciută, Iulian Burciu, Cristian Toma, Andra Gavril. At the screening organized by TVR, Maria Dinulescu told us a few things about preparing this project and about shooting it.
Gheorghe Visu remembered a few versions of the play Holiday Games, that he saw or that he played in along the years. The actor also explained to us the different ways of approaching the character in this play and the character he played in Dogs, the feature film directed by BogdanMirică, especially because the shootings took place at the same time, for both projects.
The TVR crew that took part in the making of this production is made of: OvidiuSavuIoniță (composer), Ioana Pashca (production design and costumes), Silvia Porojnicu (production design assistant), Dinu Mărgărint (director of photography), Dan Stoian, IulianEne, Andrei Ţoneş, Carmen Birtea, Gabi Oprea, Rodica Ivan, Laurențiu Bengescu (cameramen), Karola Martin (editing director), Cosmin Găleată (editor), Bogdan Dumitru şi Cornelia Popa (color correction), Cornel Ciuleanu (sound post production), Traian Andriescu (production coordinator), Florin Mihăilescu–Brăila (editor), Gabriela Valentir și Cristina Anton (producers), Dana Andriescu (delegate producer), Demeter András István (coordinator producer).
Cinematography: Valeriu Ciubotaru