TO GROW UNDER A WILD CHERRY TREE
The day-to-day life in quarantine is placed under the ‘loupe’ and the boundaries of private life are distorted, resulting in a cluster of uncomfortable, candid, or amusing situations, filmed mostly on a phone. An ode is paid to the house as the longest witness of the family, a reflection on the past, a place of fight and love, of fear and security. (Awards: The Best Short Film, Gijón International Film Festival 2020)
Agata Olteanu is a third-year student at Babeș-Bolyai University, specializing in film directing. In these former years, she experimented with many theoretical and practical concepts from which resulted in music videos, photography series, an art installation, and many other experiments. A constant presence at film festivals, from her high-school years on, she was involved in internships, workshops and volunteering.
- Agara Olteanu
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