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Signes de Nuit

March 29th - April 11th 2010



Cinéma l'Archipel
Goethe Institut
Fondation Suisse
Institut culturel irlandais
Maison de l'Amérique Latine
Maison du Brésil
Maison Heinrich Heine
Maison de l'Europe
Mairie du X. Arrondissement

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Program structure

* by Days / Places

Opening Film
Closing Film

International competition

* Part 1 * Part 2
* Part 3 * Part 4
* Part 5 * Part 6
* Part 7 * Part 8
* Part 9 * Part 10

International Selection


Worlwide Focus
- Africa

- Latin America

- Brazil

- Germany
- India

- Ireland
- Japon

- Malaysia

- Norway
- Romania
- Switzerland

The French Touch


Sound and Composition


Special Guest:

REC Festival
Tarragona / Spain


Special Guest:
EX-IS Festival

Special Guest:
Con-can Festival


Documentary Art
* Classic
* Programs 1 - 5
* Programs 6 - 10
* Programs 11 - 15
* Programs 16 - 20


White Nights of Stranges Films

* Night 1

* Night 2


International Jury


The Jury´s Program


Festival Awards






Pro / Press


Pratical Informations


Index Names


Index Titles


Index Countries

Focus Romania

En collaboration avec

Thursday 8th April, 22.30h, Maison de l'Europe


Nunta lui oli (Oli’s Wedding)
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Tudor Cristian Jurgiu
| 35 mm | 0:22:00


Alone in his kitchen in Bucharest, Dorel prepares for what seems to be a party. Actually, it’s his son’s wedding which takes place in the USA. Dorel is going to watch the wedding through a webcam toghether with two of his son’s friends. On the small display they are going to meet the bride, her father and will witness the ceremony. A bitter-sweet story about scattered families and lonely parents.




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Mircea Nestor
| HD | 00:17:00


Unsuccessful in his attempts to charm an attractive girl and spurned by an irritating and dominant older brother, the eponymous anti-hero decides to take what he wants, with devastating results. Marcea’s answers shed light on his brutally comic story about a ‘brutally’ lacking young man.



Palmele (The Palm Lines)
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George Chiper
2009 | 35 mm | 0:17:00

A terrible accident takes away her family in a blink of an eye. Years later, exposed to the video cameras, she tries to remember the events that would change her life to a senseless routine. The story of a day, like any other, from the life of a lonesome woman, spent within questions with no answers.


Renovare (Renovation)

Paul Negoescu
Germany, Romania
2009 | 35 mm | 0:25:00


The grandmother buys a watermelon. She wants to help her daughter, who has other things on her mind. She has to organise the renovation of her apartment. She has asked her son for help. The son has other things on his mind. His studies. His girlfriend wants to spend some time with him. In the end, the son visits the grandmother and the melon finds its way outside.


Just another day
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Paul Sorin Damian
2009 | 16 mm | 0:05:20

A suicide attempt ends when a roof window is opened. I was inspired by a happening on the roof of my building.


Lungui Drum Spre Casa (The Long Way Home)

Anamaria Chioveanu
2008 | 35mm | 0:20:20

It’s late at night in one of Bucharest’s ill-famed neighborhoods. Diana is waiting for the last bus. But the bus is not coming any more and she doesn’t have enough money to take a cab. So she decides to head home on foot. But this turns out to be more than just a regular walk.








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