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The Campaign

(Romania)

Directed by:
Marian Crisan
Cast:
Ion Sapdaru, Sorin Cociş, Ovidiu Crisan, Petru Ghimbăşan, Maria Jungheţu
Duration:
1h:35m
TIFF edition:
2021
Synopsis:

Viorel, a quiet, upright tractor driver from a small town in west Romania meets Mocanu, a high profile politician campaigning for a seat in the European Parliament. Mocanu’s car has broken down nearby and Viorel and his wife welcome the politician into their humble home. Under investigation for corruption, Mocanu sees an opportunity and decides to stay with this modest family during the rest of the campaign, winning people’s hearts by posing as a common man next to his “old friend”, the honest, hard-working farmer. In return, Viorel will get a new tractor.

Trailer:
1
Ziua 6
28 July
Location: Mărăști Cinema
Hour Location
19:30 Mărăști Cinema
Ziua 9
31 July