The Cultural Film Association invites you to the premiere screening in Timișoara of the Romanian film “Immaculate” (2021), by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, winner of three awards at last year's Venice Film Festival, where she was present in Giornate degli Autori section.
When Daria goes to a detox clinic to quit her heroin, her innocence saves her from the advances of the men inside and surprisingly they offer her protection. Admired and protected by all, Daria enjoys the attention, until she finds out that any special treatment is paid accordingly.
The screening will be attended by director Monica Stan and actress Ana Dumitrașcu, who will play the lead role, and will answer questions from the audience during the Q&A session at the end of the screening.
The feature film debut of directors Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, the film "Immaculate", received in 2021, at the Venice International Film Festival, the award for debuting directors - "Luigi De Laurentiis Award Lion of the Future" , as well as the main prize of the section - "Giornate degli Autori Director's Award". Also, the author Monica Stan, whose experience was the starting point for telling this story, received the award for best screenplay entitled "Autrici under 40" from the "Venice of Naples. The extended cinema ”. "Addressing issues such as the toxicity of relationships and abuse," Immaculate Conception "is, in our opinion, everything that should be a cinematic work: a mirror of society, a society in which women are pushed into the claustrophobia of subjugation," was the jury's message. the prize.
The film is distributed by Follow Art Distribution.
The screening is part of a series of 9 warm-up screenings ahead of the 9th edition of the Ceau, Cinema! Festival, which will take place between July 14-17 in Timișoara, being co-founded by the Cultural Film and Big Screen Associations.
"Together with the partners of the Big Screen we will organize 9 film screenings before the 9th edition of the Ceau, Cinema Festival, through which we want to bring the audience closer to the big screen, to give them back the joy of leaving home to watch a quality European movie with friends and other movie lovers. Immaculate is the second film in the series of nine, being premiered in Timisoara with the participation of two guests from the team, just like at the festival; so don't miss out on a great cinematic experience! ” declare the organizers.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.iabilet.ro and in person at the AMBASADA bar within FABER, and the price of a ticket is 15 lei.