The Christmas Gift
Romania, Spain / 2018 / fiction / 23' / Short Matters!
On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal as he finds out that his little son has mailed a letter of wishes to Santa. As far as the child understood, his father’s desire was to see Ceausescu dead. ((Tampere Short Film Candidate, Winner of the European Film Award 2019)
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Director, screenwriter and producer. An author of several short films and animations, he debuted with the award-winning film "Half Shaved" (2012). This production has been screened at festivals across the globe, including those in Montreal, Cleveland, Reykjavik, York and Oaxaca.
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