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Cabbage, Potatoes and Other Demons

Direction
Year
2016
Country
  • Romania
  • Germany
Duration
60min
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In the Romanian village of Lunguletu, 1000 farmers on their tractors sit on 100.000 tons of cabbage in the local market, waiting for customers. At the end of the day they either sell for nothing or destroy their crops. Intrigued of getting 1 ton of cabbage for just EUR 20 townie Serban decides to spend one year in the village and work the land, to see why these people got into a deadlock and if there is any way out. The Mayor and some villagers have ideas and possible solutions. But can they overcome the farmers mistrusting each other, their fear of a “collective farm” and the powerful urge to compete?

A satire of current realities in agriculture Europe narrated by the director himself, the film will tell from the inside and in a self-ironical tone the story of a village that got stuck in between past and present.

Details

  • Original title
    Varză, cartofi și alți demoni
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Șerban Georgescu
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Bogdan Slăvescu
  • Editing
    Șerban Georgescu
  • Music
    Vlad Blîndu
  • Sound
    Alex Iosub
  • Duration
    60 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2016
  • Country
    • Romania
    • Germany
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • DOK Leipzig 2016
    • One World HRFF Bucharest 2017
    • DocuDays Kyiv 2017
    • Millennium FF Brussels 2017
    • Beldocs IDF Belgrade 2017
    • FICMEC Eco IFF Tenerife 2017
    • CinemAmbiente IFF Torino 2017
    • Moldox IDF 2017
    • Devour Food FF Wolfsville 2017
    • European FF Den Haag 2017
    • Romanian FF Munich 2017
    • Cinéma Vérité IDF Tehran 2017

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