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Dumitru Budrala

Romania

Biography

Award winning documentary filmaker, photographer from Sibiu, Romania. Founding director of Astra Film Festival, Romania’s leading documentary film festival, since 1993.


Selected filmography
“The Old Time Village in Astra Museum” (2012)
“The Curse of the Hedgehog” (2004)
“Jina” (2004)
“The village of the mills” (2001)
“On the Road” (1998)
“Transylvanian Winter” (1996)
“Leusteanul”(1994)


Awards
Mention Docupolis, Barcelona, 2005
Grand prize Film.Doc, Romania, 2005
Grand prize Film.Doc, Romania, 2004
Award for Best Documentary, Center of National Office of Cinematography 2001
First Prize at the International Festival “7 Arts”, 2001
Silver Olive, Kalamata Documentary Film Festival, Greece 2000
Grand Prize for Documentary Film, International Festival DaKino Bucharest 1999

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The Curse of the Hedgehog

The Curse of the Hedgehog (Orig.) / 2004 / Romania / 93 min

„I care for my donkey more than I do for my for my own man and kids. But now it’d dead. If I had a donkey now, I would live like a member of Parliament”- concludes Turica, one of the main character in the film. She and her relatives wander from village to village, carrying handmades brooms and baskets, which they try to trade for food...

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