PRODUCTION: Iura Luncasu Shoots Romantic Comedy Sequel

    Sweet Little Lies in Downtown by Iura Luncasu Sweet Little Lies in Downtown by Iura Luncasu

    BUCHAREST: Iura Luncașu is currently shooting Sweet Little Lies @ Downtown / Minte-mă frumos @ Centrul Vechi, a sequel to the romantic comedy Sweet Little Lies / Minte-mă frumos, which was a hit in the domestic cinemas in 2012.

    The film follows the love entanglements between five young actors rehearsing The Game of Love and Chance by Marivaux in a theatre located in the old part of Bucharest. Adrian Lustig wrote the script.

    Cristina Dobrițoiu is producing through Fundația Teatru Contemporan. The budget is 450,000 EUR of which 78% is already covered by the National Film Centre, Cinema City and Domeniile Sâmburești.

    The main parts are played by Pavel Ulici, Nicoleta Hancu, Aida Economu, Alex Unguru and Toni Zaharia. Shooting started on 5 September 2015 and will wrap on 12 October 2015. The premiere is set for 1 April 2016 with Movie Production Entertainment as domestic distributor.

    Sweet Little Lies, distributed by MediaPro Distribution, opened in local cinemas on 19 October 2012 and sold 55,629 tickets until the end of 2012, taking in approximately 216,600 EUR/ 956,000 RON, according to Cinemagia.

    Production Information:

    Fundația Teatru Contemporan
    9 Iuliu Tetrat Street, Bucureşti
    Sector 1-011911, România
    Phone: +40 (21) 230 04 52

    Director: Iura Luncașu
    Script: Adrian Lustig
    DOP: Andrei Băltărețu
    Cast: Pavel Ulici, Nicoleta Hâncu, Aida Economu, Alex Unguru, Toni Zaharia, Marius Damian, George Piștereanu, Sorin Miron, Diana Roman, Coca Bloos, Adriana Trandafir, Virgil Ianțu, Ștefan Alexa