BUCHAREST: Director/scriptwriter Răzvan Savescu is currently developing his sophomore feature The First Client (working title), inspired by his wife’s death. The premiere is set for spring 2018.
The First Client / Primul client will be a road movie inspired by the tragic story of Săvescu’s wife, actress Oana Ioachim, who died prematurely in 2015. She starred in Săvescu’s debut feature, America, Here We Come! / America, venim! (2014, Libra Film), a comedy they wrote together.
Producer Liviu Mărghidan, who is producing through his company Scharf Film & Advertising, told FNE that the budget of approximately 160,000 EUR is partially covered by a production grant of approximately 153,000 EUR / 668,500 RON received from the Romanian Film Centre in December 2016.
The 20 shooting days are scheduled in various locations from mountains to the Romanian seaside this summer.
Răzvan Săvescu and Alexandru Popa penned the script and Liviu Mărghidan will lens. The cast is not yet confirmed. The film is set to be finished in 2018. No local distributor is attached yet.
Director: Răzvan SăvescuScriptwriters: Răzvan Săvescu, Alexandru PopaDop: Liviu Mărghidan