Synopsis

Set in the 80s, and bookended by present day scenes, „The Smuggler” makes an impact with its emphasis on emotional rooting.

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Directed by: Adrian Serecuț
Script by: Adrian Serecuț
Cast: Matei Chioariu, Olga Torok, Romeo Ioan
Cinematography by: Andrei J. Luca
Producers: Adrian Serecuț
Editing: Adrian Serecuț
Sound: George Serecuț
Music: Dodo Dancu
Year: 2020
Category: short film
Genre: drama
Duration: 21 minutes

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PLOT SUMMARY

Eastern Europe, Romania, 1987. Living under the Communist regime, Nelu, a father and husband risks everything when he gets involved in the smuggling of religious books and bibles. 33 years later, Ligia, his oldest daughter, feels ready to reconcile with the unsettling past.

FESTIVALS

  • Best Short Film and Best Director at UK Christian Film Festival
  • Best First Time Director and Honorable Mention (Short Film) at Prague International Monthly Short Film Festival – July 2020
  • Best Foreign Language Short (Runner Up) andOutstanding Achievement Award at Indie Short Fest (Los Angeles)
  • Gold Coast International Film Festival (New York)
  • jellyFEST – Season 6 (Los Angeles)
  • Edinburgh Independent Film Awards
  • Ischia Films of The Year (Italy)
  • Canadian Cinematography Awards
  • European Cinematography Awards (Amsterdam)
  • Toronto Independent Film Festival of Cift

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