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Other Mothers

Despre alte mame (Romania)

Directed by:
Mihai Ionescu, Tiberiu Iordan
Cast:
Silviu Geamănu, Gavril Pătru, Marius Adrian Cordoş
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2011
Synopsis:

Different Mothers is based on a true story that happened to Polish film director Krysztof Kieslowski during the filming of Station (1981) in which some of his footage was nearly used as evidence in a criminal case. Inspired by this incident, in the film Different Mothers, five young men go to a train station to film a documentary about people waiting. Deciding to finish everything in one day, they stay till late in the night. As time passes by each of the characters is influenced, in a different way, by the events in the station and by the accumulated fatigue.

Festivals: Moscow 2010 (competition)

Awards: Prize of the Russian Film Clubs Federation - Moscow 2010

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