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THE WAY I SPENT THE END OF THE WORLD

by Catalin Mitulescu

synopsis

Bucharest 1989 - The last year of Ceausescu’s dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7-year-old brother Lalalilu. She is 17 years old, very attractive and caught up in the turmoil of falling in love for the first time while struggling to come of age. Eva has a secret dream she shares only with her brother: escaping from Romania and travelling the world. Lalalilu is devastated at the idea of losing his sister. With Tarzan and Silvica, his best friends from school, he devises a secret plan to kill the dictator so that Eva can stay and live in a free country.

international title: The Way I Spent the End of the World
original title: Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii
country: Romania, France
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Catalin Mitulescu
film run: 106'
release date: FR 30/08/2006, BE 27/09/2006, NL 08/02/2007, SE 24/08/2007, HU 20/09/2007, ES 22/05/2009
screenplay: Catalin Mitulescu, Andreea Vãlean
cast: Dorotheea Petre, Timotei Duma, Marius Stan, Marian Stoica
cinematography by: Marius Panduru
film editing: Cristina Ionescu
art director: Daniel Raduta
producer: Daniel Mitulescu, Philippe Martin
production: Strada Film, Les Films Pelléas
backing: Eurimages
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Cirko Film (HU),Trigon-film (DE), Filmmuseum Distributie (NL)
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