Synopsis

PLOT SUMMARY

A son’s letter to Santa for Christmas turns his father’s evening into a thriller he did not ask for.

The Christmas Gift - short film online on CINEPUB

Directed by: Bogdan Mureșanu
Cast: Adrian Văncică, Ioana Flora, Luca Toma, Mircea Andreescu, Gabriela Hamzescu
Script: Bogdan Mureșanu
Producer: Vlad Iorga, Bogdan Mureșanu, Victor Dumitrovici, Eduardo Moisés Escribano Solera, Dan Burlac
Cinematography by: Tudor Platon
Edited by: Andrei Bălășoiu
Sound: Mirel Cristea
Year: 2018
Category: short film
Genre: Drama
Duration: 23 minutes

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AWARDS:

  • 2018 – Transilvania IFF – The best short film at the Romanian Film Days
  • 2018 – Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier – Special Mention
  • 2018 – Izmir – Grand Prize
  • 2018 – Cottbus – Great Prize
  • 2018 – Alcine – European short film award
  • 2018 – Interfilm Berlin – Prize 2 in Confrontations Competition
  • 2018 – “żubroffka” in Poland – Public Prize
  • 2018 – Next – public prize
  • 2019 – Clermont -Ferrand – Grand Prix
  • 2019 – Tampere – the best fiction film, public prize and Tampere Prize for European Film Awards 2019
  • 2019 – GOPO awards – the best short film
  • 2019 – Barcelona – Grand Prize
  • 2019 – International Film Festival of Piélagos (FICPI) Spain – Dunas de Liencres for the best international short film
  • 2019 – Brussels Short Film Festival – Jury Prize & Male Interpretation Award (Adrian Văncică)
  • 2019 – ucin – the best short film
  • 2019 – Art Fest Fest Kosice – Special Mention of Jury
  • 2019 – Palm Springs ShortFest – best movie
  • 2019 – Wiz -Art Film Festival in LVIV, Ukraine – Grand Jury Prize & Award for Best Scenario
  • 2019 – International Short film Festival in Bueu, Spain – the Grand Jury Prize (Oro) & best actor (Adrian Văncică) & best scenario
  • 2019 – Namur – best director
  • 2019 – Cyprus – the best international short film
  • 2019 – Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg – Public Prize
  • 2019 – Sulmonon International Film Festival, Italy – the award for best scenario
  • 2019 – International Festival of Cine De Almería, November 16-29 – The Best International Film Award
  • 2019 – UK Film Festival, November 19-23 – Best Film Award
  • 2019 – Ljubljana International Film Festival, November 13-24 – Special Mention of Jury
  • 2019 – Cartagena, Spain – Isaac Pear Prize for best director
  • 2019 – European Film Academy – the best short film
  • 2019 – Arganda del Rey International Film Festival, Spain – 1st prize
  • 2020 – Kustendorf Film & Music Festival – Golden Award
  • 2020 – Saint Petersburg International Film Festival – best drama, best scenario (Bogdan Muresanu), best actor (Adrian Vancica), best actress (Ioana Flora)

ARTICLES:

  • VIDEO Scurt-metrajul ”Cadoul de Crăciun”, în regia lui Bogdan Mureșanu, a câștigat premiul Academiei Europene de Film – 2019 – hotnews.ro
  • The short film “Christmas gift” was selected on the short list of Oscar nominations – 2019 – Alexandra Tanasescu – culturaladuba.ro

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