CINEPUB has the honor of presenting Rainbow Bubbles/Baloane de curcubeu
, a film from 1982, directed by Iosif Demian
, based on a screenplay written by Vintilă Ornaru and Fănuș Neagu. The film was screened many years after its release, in the unmastered version, at the Film Menu Cineclub (2010), and the saved and restored copy (the 13th version was the lucky number in this case) was
released at the Astra Film Festival
, after 35 years of silence. On the occasion of the DVD release at the Astra Film Festival, the Aarc team made an interview
with Iosif Demian.
The film suffered 18 rounds of cutting, ordered by the censorship and finally, it was screened for a few days in an outskirts cinema and then it was thrown inside a closet. The following three years directed three other films and in 1985 he succeeded in leaving the country together with his wife, Erika Józsa, with whom he had collaborated for the soundtrack of a few films,
is a radiography of the Romanian village, a Czech-like carnival on lanes full of mud and animals, with oranges that march and jump from a basket to another.
Among other actors, the film features Magda Catone
, who made her debut one year before in Lucian Pintilie
`s in Why Are the Bells Ringing, Mitică? / De ce trag clopotele, Mitică?
and Dorel Vișan
, with whom Demian had worked in the `80s for A Girl`s Tears / O lacrimă de fată
, selected for Cannes and awarded by the Romanian Filmmakers Union for best Directing.