Project Description

A Very Unsettled Summer | Aparte Film | Art Film Company

A Very Unsettled Summer

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It is an ironic, darkly comedic look at man-woman relationships, with a large node to Pirandello – a story within a story, where the characters become aware of being in a film

Festivals & Awards

A VERY UNSETTLED SUMMER receives 2 awards at the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union Gala: Best Director, Ex-aequo: Anca Damian and Best Editing: Ion Ioachim Stroe.

Project Details

  • Genre: Fiction Film
  • Status: Completed
  • Cast: Jamie Sives as Daniel, Ana Ularu as Maria,  Kim Bodnia as Alex, Diana Cavallioti as Irina, Teo Corban as The boss
  • Director: Anca Damian
  • From a short story by Philip Ó Ceallaigh, written by Anca Damian & Philip Ó Ceallaigh,
  • Narration adviser: Elena Vladareanu
  • Producers: Anca Damian, Grant Keir,
  • Producer for Czech shooting: Martin Vandas & Michal Procházka,
  • Coproducer Filmgate: Sean Wheelan,
  • Coproducer Film I Vast: Jessica Ask
  • Development Producers: Freddy Olsson, Riina Sporring Zachariassen
  • Director of Photography: Liviu Mărghidan
  • Music: Nathan Larson
  • Editor: Ion Ioachim Stroe
  • Production Designer: Raluca Popa
  • Art Designer: Vladimír Bedřich Dvořák
  • Costume Designer: Carmen Secareanu
  • Animation: Dan Panaitescu
  • Sound Designer: Gustaf Berger
  • Sound Mixing: Cristinel Sirli
  • Produced By: Aparte Film, with the support of the Romanian Ministry of Culture, Studio Video Art, MAUR FILM
  • With support of: The Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
  • In coproduction with: FILM I VAST, FILMGATE, FACTION NORTH, ABIS STUDIO, Sharf Studio
  • With the financial support of: GOODYEAR
  • With the participation of: BBC, HBO Romania, DR Broadcasting
  • Project Website:

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