Previous Work
Transilvania Pitch Stop, Baltic Event
The Tree

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The Tree (Copacul)

Directed by Mihai Sofronea

  • Romania 2013; 13 min
  • Original version: Romanian
  • Genre: Drama

  • From the director of THE WINDSEEKER presented at Transilvania Pitch Stop
    From the director of THE WINDSEEKER presented at Baltic Event

Synopsis

An experiment on immobility and motion referencing the beginning of cinema, THE TREE combines a photographic approach to films with dramatic elements which need to be progressively decoded. Long-shots show from a distance two silhouettes, one of a woman, another of a man, a tree, a car, a book, and a story told in reverse. A minimalist film with an original concept, The Tree brings variations on the same tableau, in which every return unveils a new layer of meaning, and the almost imperceptible differences in color and shadows build a different atmosphere each time, while keeping the viewer’s narrative expectations in suspense until the very end.

Production

  • DANUBIUS FILM PRODUCTION

    Adina Dulcu