11 dec / 20:30
Composed of three independent episodes - "The Phone Call", "Scouting" and "Four Slaps" - the movie has as common thread a film crew, conveying the implicit atmosfere and complications of working on a set.
A classical movie-about-a-movie, SEQUENCES intertwines the lives of the film crew members with the lives of the filmed characters, building-up from no apparent conflict towards a vibrant drama.
“Seen from today’s perspective, the movie functions as a deconstruction of the whole Romanian cinematography during Communism, a disenchantment of the filmmaker’s role of that time, and as a complex questioning of major accounts such as truth/lie, reality/fiction and everyday life/extravagant filmmaking. Nuit américaine indeed, but à la Roumanie…”
Title: Sequences / Secvente
Directed by: Alexandru Tatos
With: Alexandru Tatos, Mircea Diaconu, Luminita Gheorghiu
Feature film / Comedy / Drama / 1982 / 98’ / RO version / EN subtitles