Everything is Far Away“, directed by Emanuel Pârvu, was one of the most visible Romanian short films internationally in 2018. It was selected in film festivals such as Rotterdam IFF, Sarajevo FF, Sao Paulo ISFF or TIFF.

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Directed by: Emanuel Pârvu
Script by: Emanuel Pârvu
Cast: Mirela Gorea, Vlad Corbeanu, Radu Gabriel, Maria Radu, George Ivașcu, Emanuel Pârvu, Ana Radu
Producer: Liviu Mărghidan, SCHARF FILM
Cinematography by: Liviu Mărghidan
Edited by: Dan Stefan Pârlog
Sound: Dragoș Știrbu
Year: 2018
Category: short film
Genre: drama
Duration: 15 minutes

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A mother travels to the city to be present at her son’s birthday.

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A loving mother and her youngest son make a long journey to surprise his older brother on his birthday. But he does not show up. A story about love dilemmas in which the “what is love?” question arises. To tell the truth or just simply omit it.


  • International Film Festival Rotterdam (Voices 2018)
  • Sarajevo Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • Glasgow International Short Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • Brussels International Short Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • Valladolid- Seminci International Film Festival (Award: Best International Short – Meeting Point Competition 2018)
  • Transilvania International Film Festival (Romanian Days Competition 2018)
  • Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival (International Competition 2018)
  • Trieste Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • Anonimul International Film Festival (Award : Best Short 2018)
  • Tirana International Film Festival (Award: Best Short- @Oscar qualifying 2018)
  • GoShort (European Competition 2018)
  • Buenos Aires International Film Festival (Award: Best Short 2018)
  • Alto Vicentino Short Film Festival (Award: Best script 2018)
  • Yerevan Short Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • Link International Film Festival (Official Competition 2018)
  • International Festival Golden Beggar (Official Competition 2018)

Media Articles:

  • Competition Lineup ANONIMUL 15 –
  • Romanian Shorts Selected at Sarajevo IFF 2018 –
  • ANONIMUL 15 Awards –
  • „Everything is Far Away” – Best Foreign Short at Valladolid –
  • Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest 2018: 4 Romanian shorts –
  • Romanian Short Waves 2019 Festival Programme –
  • FFE 2019: Romanian Shorts – Dana Medar –