BACK HOME (Acasă la tata)
UK premiere followed by Q&A with lead actor Alexandru Papadopol, hosted by writer Ian Haydn Smith
Sun 13 Nov, 6.20pm, Curzon Soho
A troubled writer goes back to his roots to confront the ghosts of his past.
Director: Andrei Cohn/2015/Comedy-Drama/Romania/91 min/Romanian with English subtitles
Cast: Alexandru Papadopol, Florin Zamfirescu, Ioana Flora, Andi Vasluianu, Mirela Oprisor
Robert is a young writer going through a difficult time. He decides to return home to his native village, for the first time since his mother passed away three years before. In more than 10 years, he has paid only a very few visits to his parents and this fact is reflected by the distant relationship Robert has with his father. Now, he meets two former classmates: Petrica – his old best friend, now married with children, and Paula – his teenage sweetheart. She is divorced after an unhappy marriage, she works at a local store, and she doesn’t seem to be engaged in a relationship…