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Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Francesca (as Monica Birladeanu)
Mita (as Doru Boguta)
Teodor Corban ...
Dana Dogaru ...
Doamna Elena
Doru Ana ...
Ion Sapdaru ...
Mihai Dorobantu ...
Sofer autocar
Dan Chiriac ...
Alina Berzunteanu ...
Monica Mihaescu ...
Dragos Marinescu ...
Ionut Simionescu ...
Sef Autogara
Ioana Diaconescu ...
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Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and dearest to her, various untold truths unravel. Written by Anonymous

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27 November 2009 (Italy)  »

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€750,000 (estimated)

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Love the movie!!
31 October 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Congrats to the selection group for this year Bergen International Film Festival! Again great movies! Although the set up was not as good as in the last years (probably the crisis is to blame) but we had the chance to see some good movies. I saw "Francesca" and I am very impressed. The story is great and the actress is fantastic. She was present after the screening for the Q and A. Beside being very talented she is...very beautiful. The movie it is definitely a must see for cinema addicts. The story is about this Francesca, a kindergarden teacher which is trying to emigrate to Italy. What is very interesting about this movie is that it is not the usual emigration movie but talks about the decision making process that is behind this big step. It is very deep and very emotional. Beside being well played by all actors (check the bad guy), Francesca it is very sexy. Reminded me about Tornatore's Malena. Congrats!

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