Diary #2

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    Diary #2

    Directed by

    Romania, Netherlands

    2013

    16 min

    • English

    Docufiction

    Once a week, Frank visits Eva.
    One day, being very tired, he falls asleep in her bed.

    Awards

    • Best Balkan Short - Sofia IFF
    • ZONTA Award - Oberhausen IFF

    Credits

    Cast
    Eva van Heijningen
    Frank Martijn Maria Smits
    Screenplay
    Adina Pintilie
    Cinematography
    Birgit Moller
    Editing
    Adina Pintilie
    Production
    MANEKINO FILM
    Adina Pintilie

    Adina Pintilie

    Romania

    We hope to open up a dialogue with the viewer, a space for (self)-reflection and transformation. We hope the audience may be challenged to reevaluate their experience and ideas about intimacy. We hope to trigger the viewer’s curiosity about the Other, someone else who may be different, and increase our empathic ability to place ourselves inside that Other’s skin.

    Romanian artist and directorm Adina Pintilie graduated from the Caragiale University of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in Bucharest in 2008. Her films have won several awards including the Zonta Prize at the 2013 International Short Film Festival Oberhausen for DIARY #2. Poised on the border between fiction, documentary and fine art, her work is characterised by a highly individual visual style, the courage to experiment with visual language and an uncompromising exploration of the human psyche. Since 2010 she has been the curator of the Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival (BIEFF). Her most recent feature TOUCH ME NOT won the Golden Bear at the 2018 Berlinale.

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