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If the Seed Doesn’t Die (2009)

Dacă bobul nu moare (2009)

113 min. - Drama - N 15 - 18.11.2011


Two fathers — one Romanian, the other Serbian — look each other for his child lost in the neighbouring country. The Romanian daughter is in Kosovo where she is forced to prostitute, the son of the Serb died in an accident in Romania. The two parents pass each other at the border without ever getting to know each other.

Director: Sinișa Dragin

Writer: Sinișa Dragin

Stars: Mustafa Nadarevic, Dan Condurache, Ioana Barbu

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Produced By

Mrakonia Film
Wega Film
Cu sprijinul: Eurimages, Hubert Bals Fund, Ministerul Culturii din Serbia, Centrului Naţional al Cinematografiei România, Vienna Film Financing Fund

Production info

Ecran normal, color, 3100 m.


ICON Production

Festivals, Awards

  1. 2011 - Rotterdam - Audience Award „Hubert Bals Fund”
    2011 - UCIN - Best Screenplay. Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Simona Stoicescu). Best Art Direction.
    2012 - Gopo - Best Art Direction
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