25 years after Moromeţii
, Stere Gulea
(directing), Vivi Drăgan Vasile
(cinematography) and Luminiţa Gheorghiu
(the actress playing the part of Emilia) collaborate on a new novel adaptation: I Am an Old Commhnist Fag / Sunt o babă comunistă!
, by Dan Lungu. The film also features Ana Ularu
, Marian Râlea
, Șerban Pavlu
Emilia, a card-carrying Communist before the Revolution, has nostalgia for the Communist rule in Romania, triggered by two concurrent but unrelated events.
Stere Gulea says: “the audience should expect something that is less common in the Romanian cinema nowadays: normality, humour, people who care for one another, who have a strong sense of solidarity. I Am an Old Communist Fag
is a film with normal, simple people who make us see that the world is not only full of shortages.”