Raisa

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    Raisa

    Directed by

    Austria, Romania, Moldova

    2016

    15 min

    • Romanian

    Drama

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    On a cold winter’s day, a young woman travels from the countryside to an address in the city, that she’s never been to before. There, she hopes to get something that may affect her future.
    Raisa sets off at the break of dawn to the bus stop. A long bus journey takes her to the city, and to a stranger’s house. It is a fateful journey into the unknown. An older woman opens the door. No appointment? You could have at least called. No need to pay, they’re for free. But Raisa is put on a waiting list. A meticulously rendered, deeply insightful portrayal of a crucial moment in the life of a survivor.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Cristina Flutur
    Maria Sagaidac
    Screenplay
    Pavel Cuzuioc
    Cinematography
    Michael Schindegger
    Editing
    Pavel Cuzuioc
    Sales
    MPM PREMIUM
    Production
    PAVEL CUZUIOC FILMPRODUKTION
    Pavel Cuzuioc

    Pavel Cuzuioc

    Moldova

    Pavel Cuzioc was born in 1978, in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. He studied law in Bucharest, Romania and graduated from the State University of Moldova. In 2000, he moved to Vienna, Austria, where he took a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy. From 2003, he followed courses on film directing and film production at the Vienna Film Academy, and since then has been working as a filmmaker.

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