Brasov, Romania — July 21, 2012 — Yesterday night the Cuban feature film THE SILLY AGE (La Edad De Las Ptesetas) directed by Pavel Giroud, was the first film in competition screened at the Brasov International Film Festival & Market inside the Dramatic Theater .
The film was preceeded by a Monumentary of three minutes, a commercial of Procter & Gamble, one of the numerous sponsors of the Festival.
The evening was presented by international film director Bruno Pischiutta in English language and, by beautiful Romanian actress Elena Paraschiv in Romanian language.
Bruno Pischiutta explained that, on express request from the Romanian Ambassador in Cuba and from Ms. Patricia Gallego Garcia, International Relations Specialist at the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinematography, the Festival’s committee viewed THE SILLY AGE and decided to include it in competition considering its exceptional artistic merits and regardless of its initial release date in 2006.
The public received the film very well: few eyes were still dry when the loud final applauses started. The photography and the direction of the film was expecially appreciated and everybody loved the great actors Mercedes Sampietro, Ivan Carreira, and Susana Tejera.
At the conclusion of the evening, Elena Paraschiv invited the public to a party offerd by Daria Trifu, president of the Brasov Film Center. The party took place at Kasho, the best and largest night club in Brasov where the Festival’s team danced and interacted with the guests until the early hours of the morning.
OTHER FESTIVAL’ NEWS
– At 9:30 PM the feature film Cast Me If You Can (Japan) 2011, directed by Atsushi Ogata – Actors: Hiromi Nagasaku, Toru Masuoka was presented out of competition in Piata Sfatului.
– Every morning at 11:30 AM THEATER – SALA MICA the daily MEETING WITH THE PRESS and question and answers takes place.
– Executive Producer Dyanna Wilson from Texas, president of Chili Dip Productions and, American actor Donny Boaz, continue to report to millions of viewers in the USA the Festival’s daily news and interviews with the personalities present. Yesterday night, they interviewed Italian Director Giuseppe Varlotta who has two films (one in competition and one out of competition) at the Festival. The reports go live on iZap TV, managed by Executive Producer Keith Mullen.