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A Christmas Gift (2018)

Cadoul de Crăciun (2018)

23 min. - Drama Short Movie - -

Synopsis: A son's letter to Santa for Christmas turns his father's evening into a thriller he did not ask for.

Director: Bogdan Mureșanu

Writer: Bogdan Mureșanu

Stars: Ioana Flora, Adrian Văncică


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Casting:

Ioana Flora Mother
Adrian Văncică Father
A Christmas Gift (2018) Luca Toma The kid
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Produced By

Kinotopia
with support of CNC
co-produced by TVR and Commitet
co-financed by Carat România, Havas, CBKK Media, Cinema City

Distributors

Mailuki Films

Festivals, Awards

  1. 2018 - Transilvania IFF - The Romanian Days: Best Short Award
    2018 - Festival du cinéma méditerranéen de Montpellier. - Special Mention
    2018 - Izmir - Award for Best Short
    2018 - Cottbus - Award for Best Short
    2018 - Alcine - Best European Short
    2018 - Interfilm Berlin - Prize 2 in Confrontations Competition
    2018 - „Żubroffka” Poland - Audience Award
    2018 - NexT - Audience Award
    2019 - Clermont-Ferrand - Grand Prix
    2019 - Tampere - Best Short, Audience Award & Tampere Awrd for European Prize
    2019 - Gopo Awards - Best Short
    2019 - Barcelona - Grand Prx
    2019 - International Film Festival of Piélagos (FICPI) - Dunas de Liencres Award for the best international short film
    2019 - Brussels Short Film Festival - Jury Award & Best Actor
    2019 - UCIN - Best Short
    2019 - Art Film Fest Kosice - Special Mention of the Jury
    2019 - Palm Springs ShortFest - Best Short
    2019 - Wiz-Art in Lviv, Ucraina - Big Jury's Award & Best Script
    2019 - Short Film Festival Bueu, Spania - Big Award of the Jury (Ánfora de Oro) & Best actor (Adrian Vancică) & Best Script
    2019 - Namur - Best Director
    2019 - Cyprus - Best International Short Film
    2019 - Central and Eastern European Film Festival Luxembourg - Audience Award
    2019 - Sulmona, Italy - Best Script
    2019 - Almeria International Film Festival, Spain, November 16-26 - Best International Film Award
    2019 - UK Film Festival, November 19-23 - Best Film Award
    2019 - Ljubljiana International Film Festival, November 13-24 - Special Mention of the Jury
    2019 - Cartagena, Spain - Best Director
    2019 - European Film Academy - Best Short

Articles

The 2018 TIFF Awards
„Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari”, în avanpremieră națională la ANONIMUL
Arkadia Shortfest 2018, Screenings on the Corbu Beach
“Christmas Gift”, Selected at Cinemed
“A Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Montpellier Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift” Awarded at the Film Festival Cottbus
“The Christmas Gift”, by Bogdan Mureșanu, awarded at Cottbus, Izmir, Montpellier
“The Christmas Gift”, Awards at Alcine and Bilbao
”Cadoul de Crăciun”, al lui Bogdan Mureșanu, premiat la Interfilm Berlin
Cineaști români la Festivalul Internaţional de Scurtmetraje „Żubroffka” de la Białystok
Premiul Publicului pentru ”Cadoul de Crăciun” la Festivalul „Żubroffka” din Polonia
The NexT Awards 2018
AaRC prezintă ”Cadoul de Crăciun”, de Bogdan Mureșanu
NexT Last Edition – scurtmetraje românești  - Andra Petrescu
“The Christmas Gift”, selected for the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival
„Cadoul de Crăciun”, selectat la Athens Film & Video Festival și Go Short
“A Christmas Gift”, Awarded at Tampere Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Selected at the Brussels Short Film Festival
The 2019 Gopo Awards
Premiile Gopo pentru 2018  - Dana Medar
”Cadoul de Crăciun”, de Bogdan Mureșanu, portofoliu de nominalizare la Oscar  - Dana Medar
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Short Film and Animation Festival in Barcelona
România, invitată la Festivalul Internațional de Film de Scurt Metraj Istanbul
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Best Short Film at FICPI Spain
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Brussels Short Film Festival
The Films in the 2019 Romanian Short Waves Program
The Romanian Filmmakers Union Awards 2019
“The Christmas Gift”, the Best Screenplay Award at the Le Court Nous Tient Festival
„Cadoul de Crăciun”, selectat la Tabor Film Festival
„The Christmas Gift”, screened at Les Nuits en Or, Paris
Two Romanian short films, in the selection of Curtas Vila do Conde
Awards at Košice and Palm Springs for ”The Christmas Gift” by Bogdan Mureșanu
“The Christmas Gift”, Selected at the In the Palace and OFF
FFE 2019: Scurtmetraje românești  - Dana Medar
„The Christmas Gift”, Selected at the São Paulo Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Selected for the Catalina Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at Lviv Short Film Festival 2019
“The Christmas Gift”, Selected for the Orlando Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Selected for the FIFF Namur 2019
„The Christmas Gift”, awarded at FICBUEU
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Tirana Film Festival 2019
„The Christmas Gift”, awarded at the Film Festival of Cyprus 2019
„Cadoul de Crăciun”, premiat la Festivalul de Film de la Namur
„Cadoul de Crăciun”, nominated at EFA
“The Christmas Gift”, awarded at the Central and Eastern European Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Sulmona Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Almeria Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the U.K. Film Festival
“The Christmas Gift”, Awarded at the Ljubljana Film Festival
”Cadoul de Crăciun”, Cel mai bun scurtmetraj la Premiile Academiei Europene de Film 2019

Website

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