The World According to Ion B. / Lumea vazuta de Ion B.
Alexander Nanau, Romania, 2010.
Directed by: Alexander Nanau
Producer: Carmen Harabagiu, Aurelian Nica, Andrei Cretulescu
Production company: HBO Romania, Alexander Nanau Production
Cinematography: Alexander Nanau
Editing: Mircea Olteanu
Running time: 60'
The film follows in real life the dream of any man living on the streets: to one day become famous and leave behind a life of poverty, misery and humiliation. Ion Barladeanu is on his way to becoming an important contemporary artist, but in May 2008, he was still an anonymous tramp on the streets of Bucharest.
Dokufest 2010 – Best Balkan Documentary
Alexander Nanau is born in Bucharest in 1979. He has been living in Germany since 1990. He’s been working on International Film and TV productions, mainly as 1st Assistant Director. He studied film directing at the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB) in Berlin. From 2002 and until 2007 he’s been working as 1st Assistant Director and later as Co-Director to Germany’s leading theatre director Peter Zadek in several theatre productions across Europe. Besides that, he’s been working as a photographer and, in addition, he published interviews with different personalities in German and Austrian papers.
Location and screening schedule:
Tuškanac cinema, Thursday, October 21st at 18.00
Dokukino Croatia, Friday, October 22nd at 19.00