Synopsis

From Târgoviște to the States looking for celebrity.

Adrian Văncică and Gheorghe Ifrim, known for their parts in the Romanian TV series Las Fierbinţi, together with Mihai Călin, Ion Săpdaru, Tania Popa, Ioana Blaj, Alexandru Bindea and Oana Ioachim are the actors you can (re)discover in ”America, Here We Come!”. One of those Romanian films that portraits a Romanian dream: looking for a better life in The Unites States of America.

America, here we come! - Razvan Savescu - Cinepub

Director: Răzvan Săvescu
Scriptwriters: Oana Ioachim, Răzvan Săvescu
Cast: Gheorghe Ifrim, Adrian Văncică, Mihai Călin, Ion Sapdaru, Tania Popa, Ioana Blaj, Oana Ioachim, Alexandru Bindea, Ștefan Giurgiu, Marius Chivu, Mira Furlan
Produced by: Tudor Giurgiu, Oana Giurgiu, Jonathan Whittaker
Cinematography by: Liviu Mărghidan
Film editing by: Tudor Pojoni
Year: 2014
Category: feature
Genre: comedy
Subtitles: English
Territories:

1,726,438 – Cinepub viewers

PLOT SUMMARY

Coming all the way from the little town of Târgovişte five actors, the director and a little child with his huge teddy bear are crossing the ocean to perform in New York. Not everything goes according to plan though, and the actors decide, for some extra money, to start working with a local agent, also Romanian and settled in US for some time, who promises them a major tour. Will their misadventures come to an end or are they just beginning?

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Director, scriptwriter and producer, Răzvan Săvescu is known for the TV series he directed (La Bloc, La servici or Las Fierbinți) and for the TV film O zi președinte (One Day President). The short film directed by Răzvan Săvescu, Caviar (2010), is part of the CINEPUB collection of Romanian films online.

”America, Here We Come!” is a comedy inspired by Răzvan Săvescu’s acting career: “As an actor I lived a sort of Golden Period. At the National Theatre, I had the chance to go to international tours. I was hired by Bulandra Theatre after and I traveled again. During these tours I gathered stories, some more funny and exciting than the others”, declared Răzvan Săvescu (www.gandul.ro).

Reviews:

”America, the humor and the actors. Humor is lacking from the Romanian society lately. And it seems the situation will not change. I don’t know where and how we lost humor, but I know we all try to gain it back. This is what Răzvan Săvescu tries in America, Here We Come (2014) – to bring back the humorous spirit of Romanian films. […] The film is not lacking comic energy. Some scenes are really funny

Nominations:

  • Best Debut Film, Gopo Awards – Romania, 2015
  • Transilvania International FilmFestival – Romania, 2014