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AWARDS Romania

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time wins Best Picture at the Romanian Gopos

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- Pororoca, "I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians" and Love 1: Dog have also found spots on the winners’ list

Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time wins Best Picture at the Romanian Gopos
Producers Tudor and Oana Giurgiu and director Stere Gulea receiving the Gopo Award for Best Picture for Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

The most popular Romanian film of 2018 (with circa 192,000 admissions), Stere Gulea’s period drama Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time [+see also:
film review
trailer
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]
, also proved to be popular among Romania’s film-industry professionals: the Libra Film production won Best Picture at the Gopo Awards gala, also sweeping the technical categories to reach a total of nine wins.

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Nevertheless, the black-and-white drama set in the 1950s lost out on all of the other main awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and the four acting gongs, to other films. Ivana Mladenovic’s Soldiers. Story from Ferentari [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Dawid Ogrodnik
interview: Ivana Mladenovic
film profile
]
(Romania/Serbia/Belgium) was crowned Best First Feature, while Alexandru Mavrodineanu’s Caisă [+see also:
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]
received the gong for Best Documentary.

Here is the full list of winning films:

Best Film
Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Stere Gulea

Best Director
Constantin Popescu – Pororoca [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Constantin Popescu
film profile
]
(Romania/France)

Best Screenplay
Radu Jude - "I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians" [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany)

Best Lead Actress
Cosmina Stratan – Love 1: Dog [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florin Şerban
film profile
]
(Romania/Poland)

Best Lead Actor
Bogdan Dumitrache - Pororoca

Best Supporting Actress
Iulia Lumânare - Pororoca

Best Supporting Actor
Alexandru Dabija - "I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians"

Best Cinematography
Vivi Drăgan Vasile - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Editing
Dana Bunescu, Alexandra Gulea - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Sound
Dana Bunescu, Cristinel Şirli, Constantin Fleancu - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Score
Massimiliano Nardulli - Charleston [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Andrei Creţulescu
film profile
]
(Romania/France)

Best Art Direction
Cristian Niculescu - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Costumes
Dana Păpăruz - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Make-up and Hairstyling
Dana Roşeanu, Iulia Roşeanu, Domnica Bodogan - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best First Feature
Soldiers. Story from Ferentari [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Dawid Ogrodnik
interview: Ivana Mladenovic
film profile
]
- Ivana Mladenovic (Romania/Serbia/Belgium)

Best Documentary
Caisă [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Alexandru Mavrodineanu

Best European Film
The Killing of a Sacred Deer [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Yorgos Lanthimos
film profile
]
- Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland/UK/USA)

Best New Hope
Iosif Paştina (actor) - Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Best Short Film
The Christmas Gift - Bogdan Mureşanu

Audience Award
Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time - Stere Gulea

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