The Other Life of Charon
The Other Life of Charon

The Other Life of Charon

Director Ioana Țurcan

Production year 2015

Length 40min.

Country Romania/USA

SYNOPSIS

At the Central Cemetery in a small Romanian town, there are four gravediggers on duty.They are part of a Roma (gypsy) community that lives just outside the cemetery fence.They're digging graves and attending funerals, no matter what. They have a Romanian boss with whom they don't get along so well and sometimes make contact with relatives, sober or not, of the one who passed away.

CAST & CREW

Ioana Țurcan
Ioana Țurcan

Director

Producer

Vlad Cantoreanu

Script

Ioana Turcan

Director of Photography

Ioana Turcan

Music by

Joshua Podrid

Sound

Vlad Cantoreanu

Edit

Thomas Ernst, Anamaria Vijdea

Cast

Rozalia Kalanyos, Marin Kalanyos

Production company

Babes-Bolyai University, Mihail Kogalniceanu, no 4, Cluj Napoca, Romania

Ioana Țurcan

Ioana Țurcan received a BA in Image for Film and Television and a MA in Documentary Filmmaking from the Babeș-Bolyai University. She is currently in her second year in the MFA Film Program at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, NY as a Fulbright Alumna, an award she received for her studies in USA. Her work has been exhibited at film festivals around the world: Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, India, Sudan, Romania and USA, including Cannes Short Film Corner and Visions du Réel and received a nomination at the Romanian Academy Awards. She works primarily in film as well as video art, installation and performance.


Filmography

Tempo (2014), Little Father (2015), The Other Life of Charon (2015).

FILMS 2016