Adalbert's Dream mines the Romanian communist past for a dryly funny tale of ordinary people just getting on with their lives.

Director:

Gabriel Achim

Writers:

Gabriel Achim, Cosmin Manolache (co-writer)
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Complete credited cast:
Gabriel Spahiu ... Iulica Ploscaru
Doru Ana Doru Ana ... Lefardau
Ozana Oancea ... Lidia Spataru
Anca Androne ... Tatiana / Adalbert (as Anca-Ioana Androne)
Mimi Branescu ... Bratosin
Adrian Vancica Adrian Vancica ... Croitoru
Paul Ipate ... Frusinica
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Damian Achim Damian Achim ... Adrian
Cristian Balint ... Margarina
Coca Bloos Coca Bloos ... Dna Tocmagiu
Adrian Ciglenean Adrian Ciglenean ... Saftoiu
Viorel Comanici Viorel Comanici ... Dirijorul
Ilie Gâlea Ilie Gâlea ... Cicirica
Violeta Haret-Popa Violeta Haret-Popa ... Vica (as Violeta Haret)
Bogdan Marhodin ... Grosu
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It's not just any day at the factory for our shady but somehow admirable hero Iulica (Gabriel Spahiu), Health and Safety Chief, but the morning after the glorious victory of underdogs Steaua Bucharest in the European Champions Cup over the mighty Barcelona - the only Romanian team ever to win it. Everyone, or at least the men, really wants to be celebrating this, but in fact it's Romanian Communist Party Day which is taking centre stage in the works canteen. Various lacklustre official events are on the cards, including a hilarious rendition of 'The Power of Love' by a stolid under-rehearsed factory choir, and a couple of official films Iulica's made, one a warning about the perils of disrespecting Health and Safety, the other the eponymous Adalbert's Dream, a clunky surreal effort, so named by Iulica 'because it sounds like a foreign film'. Always on the dodgy edge of things, ever cheerful, Iulica the family man is also managing a rather unenthusiastic one-eyed mistress (star of his ... Written by Anonymous

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A work accident is re-enacted, but the re-enactment turns into a new accident: the worker playing the victim gets his hand cut off, as well.

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

11 June 2011 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

Adalbert's Dream See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Budget:

EUR650,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Green Film, 4 Proof Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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