What you do not know does not affect you.

Written and directed by Liviu Mărghidan, „You know what I’m talking about” is a short film that tells the story of young man who finds out, in the worst possible way, his wife is cheating on him.

Stii tu de Liviu Marghidan

Director: Liviu Mărghidan
Scriptwriter: Liviu Mărghidan
Cast: Constantin Diță, Laura Voicu, Toma Dănilă, Claudiu Maier
Produced by: Raul Dumitru
Cinematography by: Andrei Butică
Category: short film
Genre: drama
Year: 2008
Duration: 9 minute
Subtitles: English
Territories: Romania

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A young man comes home from work. When he’s ready to enter, he realizes that his wife is in bed with somebody else. The film is about his reactions and feelings in front of the door.

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What hides behind a door? How intense can the scenario that both the character and the viewer imagine starting from the sounds that describe the limit-situation the main character faces?

„You know what I’m talking about” is built around the main character and its feelings that are going to extremes. The director starts from the sounds and creates a mix of states and emotions expressed by the main character.

We can see on the character’s face curiosity, fear, shame, disgust, regret, anger. It is one of those Romanian shorts realized in a witty manner, in which the director expands the key moment of the story, the scene of a love betrayal, observing in great detail the victim’s reactions.


”Hi girl! How are you?
Hi. Doing the readings for the watermeters. You?”


  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival – Greece, 2008
  • Anonymous International Film Festival – Romania, 2008