FNE at TIFF 2013: Child’s Pose


CLUJ-NAPOCA: Calin Peter Netzer’s third feature film Child's Pose screens in Romanian Days at the Transilvania IFF, 6-8 June 2013.

Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses to accept that her son is a grown-up man. Netzer co-authored the script with Răzvan Rădulescu.

Ada Solomon produced together with Parada Film, which also distributed the film.  The 100% Romanian film had a budget of 700,000 EUR and received a production grant of 251,600 EUR (1,082,112 RON) received from the National Centre for Cinema in 2011.

The film received the 2013 Berlinale Golden Bear and FIPRESCI Award. It set a 10 year admissions record in Romania, with 19,729 tickets sold on opening weekend, 8 March 2013 on 37 screens in more than 20 towns, and a 20 year opening weekend box office record, taking in 59,407 EUR/ 259,217 RON.

Production Information

Parada Film

179, Traian st.

024043, Bucharest, Romania

Phone: + 4021 252 48 67

Fax: + 4021 252 48 66


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Director: Peter Călin Netzer

Script: Peter Călin Netzer

Răzvan Rădulescu

DOP: Andrei Butică

Cast: Luminiţa Gheorghiu

Bogdan Dumitrache

Adrian Titieni

Tania Popa

Vlad Ivanov

Nataşa Raab

Florin Zamfirescu

Mimi Brănescu