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“Uppercase Print”, by Radu Jude, International Premiere on February 22 at Berlinale 2020


     Uppercase Print / Tipografic Majuscul, directed by Radu Jude, will have the international premiere at the International Film Festival in Berlin, on February 22, 2020.
     The 70th Berlinale edition will take place from February 20 februarie to March 1st , 2020.
     Radu Jude`s film included in the Forum competition section will also be screenes on February 24 and 29 and on March 1st.    
     In the Forum section the Romanian director is present with another film, as well –  The Exit of the Trains / Ieșirea trenurilor din gară, made in collaboration with the historian Adrian Cioflâncă. Radu Jude will also participate in the Berlinale Co-Production Market, one of the most important markets for film projects, which brings together producers, sales agents, distributors and financers from all over the world, with the feature film project Sleepwalkers / Somnambulii.
     Uppercase Print, a film adaptation of the homonymous documentary theatre performance signed by Gianina Cărbunariu, will have the Romanian premiere on February 21, 2020.
     By means of the editing technique, the film connects two stories and two histories. One is the real story of the teenager Mugur Călinescu who, in 1981, wrote with a piece of chalk on the walls texts against Nicolae Ceaușescu`s dictatorship. His story is told just the way Gianina Cărbunariu recomposed from his Security file. The second one is the official story that Romania saw and heard: footage from the National Television archives, from the same period of time.
     Radu Jude`s seventh feature film features the actors Șerban Lazarovici, Bogdan Zamfir, Ioana IacobȘerban Pavlu, Robert Arsenie, Bogdan Romedea, Alexandru Bîscoveanu, Alexandru Potocean, Silvian Vîlcu, Ion Rizea, Rareș Hontzu, Claudia Ieremia, Irina Vacarciuc, Doriana Talmazan, Gabriel Spahiu, Gabriel Răuță, Constantin Dogioiu.
     The screenplay is signed by Radu Jude și Gianina Cărbunariu, Marius Panduru is the director of photography, the editing is signed by Cătălin Cristuțiu, Irina Moscu was in charge of the art production and Dorin Negrău of the costumes. Ada Solomon is the producer.
     Uppercase Print / Tipografic Majuscul is a microfilm production, in co-production with the Romanian Television and Hi Film Productions. With the support of the Romanian Film Centre (CNC), co-financed through then Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, in association with nomada.solo, with the financial support of  Dr. Oetker, Covalact, MediaCom, Zenith Media Communications. International Sales - Best Friend Forever, distributed in the Romanian cinemas by Hi Film Productions.
     Details: Tipografic Majuscul FB
(12.20.2020)

Cuvinte cheie: adrian cioflanca, berlin film festival 2020, gianina carbunariu, mugur calinescu, radu jude, tipografic majuscul film

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