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ARREST

by Andrei Cohn

synopsis

August 1983, somewhere in Romania. Architect Dinu is spending a perfect summer’s day with his family on the beach, but the idyll is shattered by the arrival of the police. For reasons unknown, Dinu is arrested and immediately hauled off to prison. There he finds himself sharing a cell with Vali, a small-time crook who soon proves much more sinister than a mere fellow inmate.

international title: Arrest
original title: Arest
working title: 1983
country: Romania
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Andrei Cohn
film run: 126'
release date: RO 20/09/2019
screenplay: Andrei Cohn, Alexandru Negoescu
cast: Alexandru Papadopol, Iulian Postelnicu, András Hatházi, Sorin Cocis, Marian Alexoaia, Alin Florea, Liviu Pintileasa
cinematography by: Andrei Butică
film editing: Andrei Iancu
art director: Cristina Barbu
producer: Anca Puiu
production: Mandragora
backing: Romanian National Film Center (RO)
distributor: Iadasarecasa - Mandragora
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