MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,081 this week

Francesca (2009)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 458 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 11 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1787 titles
created 10 Feb 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 187 titles
created 23 Mar 2013
 
a list of 3743 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 25 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Francesca" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Francesca (2009)

Francesca (2009) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Francesca.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Mr. Lazarescu, a 63 year old lonely man feels sick and calls the ambulance. When it arrives, the paramedic decides he should take him to the hospital but once there they decide to send him ... See full summary »

Director: Cristi Puiu
Stars: Ion Fiscuteanu, Luminita Gheorghiu, Doru Ana
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern.

Director: Florin Serban
Stars: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Mihai Constantin
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before Christmas.

Director: Radu Muntean
Stars: Mimi Branescu, Mirela Oprisor, Maria Popistasu
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Muntean
Stars: Dragos Bucur, Anamaria Marinca, Mimi Branescu
Philanthropy (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Ovidiu, a high-school teacher looking for an extra buck, finds an unexpected way to earn easy money.

Director: Nae Caranfil
Stars: Mircea Diaconu, Gheorghe Dinica, Mara Nicolescu
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Delia, a young Romanian girl, drives to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she won in a contest.

Director: Radu Jude
Stars: Andreea Bosneag, Doru Catanescu, Alexandru Georgescu
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu
Stars: Mircea Andreescu, Teodor Corban, Ion Sapdaru
Loverboy (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young man seduces poor girls in order to pass them to a prostitution ring.

Director: Catalin Mitulescu
Stars: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Ion Besoiu
Francesca (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A tough female cop is assigned to care for a young girl after she rescues her.

Director: Justin Daering
Stars: Debra Lopez, Ashlee Füss, Michael Herold
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

1992, Michael Jackson's Dangerous tour comes to Bucharest but in the small city of Câmpulung, Romania one of the most important factories is being closed... See full synopsis »

Director: Tudor Giurgiu
Stars: Andi Vasluianu, Monica Barladeanu, Dorel Visan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.

Director: Cristian Mungiu
Stars: Anamaria Marinca, Vlad Ivanov, Laura Vasiliu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A newbie agrees to deliver the wrong merchandise for money. He will learn soon that this trip will change his views about life, forever.

Director: Cristi Puiu
Stars: Alexandru Papadopol, Dragos Bucur, Ioana Flora
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Francesca (as Monica Birladeanu)
...
Mita (as Doru Boguta)
...
Ana
Teodor Corban ...
Ion
Dana Dogaru ...
Doamna Elena
Doru Ana ...
Nasul
Ion Sapdaru ...
Pandele
Mihai Dorobantu ...
Remulus
...
Sofer autocar
Dan Chiriac ...
Zana
Alina Berzunteanu ...
Magda
Monica Mihaescu ...
Directoarea
Dragos Marinescu ...
Fane
Ionut Simionescu ...
Sef Autogara
Ioana Diaconescu ...
Prietena din bar
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

teacher | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (Italy)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€750,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
yes, the movie is that bad!
28 October 2009 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This is my first comment on IMDb. I registered here right after I came from the cinema, just to be able to say this: the movie is horrible! The only thing that kept me 'till the end was the ppl making funny comments during the movie. And the cool girl sitting next to me. The plot is horrible, directing is horrible, music is..., ah srry, there is no music, just some radio background noises from time to time. The acting is impossible to watch because of the stupidity of the plot. All the movie is made only from embarrassing and idiotic scenes. I don't understand why this movie had to be done and how can someone ever enjoy it. And why romanian directors are lacking completely that thing called imagination.


17 of 51 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Mussolini's granddaughter wants Romanian film 'Francesca' banned mirciugliga
34 ratings of '10' ededed
Italy goodman8
Discuss Francesca (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?