Production: Brancusi biopic in preparation

By Iulia Blaga

    The life of the famous Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi goes on the big screen in a feature film set to premiere in 2010.

    Brancusi is produced by Cornelia Paloş and Artis Film (http://www.artisfilm.ro/en/index.html), and directed by Adrian Popovici. The screenplay is written by Radu Aneste Petrescu, Ioan Cărmăzan and Pascal Ilie Virgil.

    Cornelia Paloş told FNE that besides negotiations with American, French, and Moldavian partners, the project already has on a generous grant of €437,000 from the National Film Centre (http://www.cncinema.abt.ro/) and €22,000 from Romanian National Television (http://www.tvr.ro/).

    If the production will remain 100% local, the budget will be €835,000.

    Shooting will take place next spring in Romania. The casting currently taking place. The premiere is set for autumn 2010.

    Production Information:

    Artis Film

    59 Romulus street, Sector 3

    Bucharest, Romania

    Phone/Fax: +40.21.322.36.48



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    Director: Adrian Popovici

    Script: Radu Aneste Petrescu

    Ioan Cărmăzan

    Pascal Ilie Virgil