The Romanian director and scriptwriter Radu Mihaileanu and the British actor Derek Jacobi are meeting the audience on Tuesday, June 6th, at 5 pm, a day after the Romanian premiere of The History of Love.
Journalist Mihnea Măruță TIFF Lounge will host the meeting.
Radu Mihaileanu is known for multiple-award titles like Trahir (1993), Train of Life/ Train de vie (1998) - FIPRESCI Prize in Venice and World Cinema Audience Award at Sundance, Live and Become/ Va, vis et deviens! (2005) - Panorama Audience Award for Best Feature Film at Berlin and César Award for Best Original Screenplay. The Concert/ Le Concert (2009), filmed in Romania, nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, recognized at the César awards for Best Sound and Best Music Written for a Film, and awarded four Gopo trophies in Romania. The source/ La source des femmes was selected in the official competition of Cannes Festival in 2011.
Sir Derek Jacobi is one of the most resounding names in British theater and film. An actor and a director himself, Jacobi played over 90 roles in cinema and television productions, including The Day of the Jackal (1973), Little Dorrit (1983), Dead Again (1991), Gladiator (2000), Gosford Park (2001), The Riddle (2007), and The King's Speech (2010). He was twice awarded the prestigious Laurence Olivier distinction for his stage roles in Cyrano de Bergerac (1983) and Twelfth Night (2009), and a Tony award for Much Ado About Nothing (1984). He is a founding member of the National Theater Company in London.