UPDATE: CIFF44 CANCELLED

While we are saddened that our film loving audience will not have the opportunity to experience CIFF44's amazing films and talented filmmakers, we understand the City's obligation to protect the health and safety of all residents. We regret not having the opportunity to celebrate our three decades at Tower City Center. But we look forward to presenting CIFF45, April 7-18, 2021, at our new and permanent home in Playhouse Square.

While we are saddened that our film loving audience will not have the opportunity to experience CIFF44's amazing films and talented filmmakers, we understand the City's obligation to protect the health and safety of all residents. We regret not having the opportunity to celebrate our three decades at Tower City Center. But we look forward to presenting CIFF45, April 7-18, 2021, at our new and permanent home in Playhouse Square.

While we are saddened that our film loving audience will not have the opportunity to experience CIFF44's amazing films and talented filmmakers, we understand the City's obligation to protect the health and safety of all residents. We regret not having the opportunity to celebrate our three decades at Tower City Center. But we look forward to presenting CIFF45, April 7-18, 2021, at our new and permanent home in Playhouse Square.

While we are saddened that our film loving audience will not have the opportunity to experience CIFF44's amazing films and talented filmmakers, we understand the City's obligation to protect the health and safety of all residents. We regret not having the opportunity to celebrate our three decades at Tower City Center. But we look forward to presenting CIFF45, April 7-18, 2021, at our new and permanent home in Playhouse Square.

While we are saddened that our film loving audience will not have the opportunity to experience CIFF44's amazing films and talented filmmakers, we understand the City's obligation to protect the health and safety of all residents. We regret not having the opportunity to celebrate our three decades at Tower City Center. But we look forward to presenting CIFF45, April 7-18, 2021, at our new and permanent home in Playhouse Square.

Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 7, 2020 } See Beyond

ANISHOARA
(Anişoara)

 

Year: 2016
Country: GERMANY, MOLDOVA
Run Time: 106 minutes

ANISHOARA
ANISHOARA
ANISHOARA
ANISHOARA

There is a Moldovan legend about a lovely princess whom many men desired. She had but One Love, the Sun. The Sun wed her and took her to the sky, but he burnt her with his caresses and her ashes fell to Earth. Anishoara is a beautiful 15-year-old farm girl in Moldova. She is wooed by both young and old, without success. Her Sun is Dragosh, a handsome local boy who rides a motorcycle and has captured Anishoara’s mind and heart. Dragosh acts as if he means to complete the story and Anishoara believes, as yet, in happy endings. ANISHOARA takes us through all the seasons of this deceptively simple story. This movie will enchant with its singular rhythms and glow, filmed with the hypnotic beauty of a fairy tale. Though Anishoara wishes it were, this won’t be a fairy tale. A few ashes may darken her Sun. And her happy ending, if it comes, may not be quite the one she expects. (In Romanian with subtitles) —C.R.

CIFF41 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Thursday, April 06, 2017 at 4:15 PM

Sidebar
WOMEN OF THE WORLD

Genre
Recommended for High School Students +

Competitions
George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director
Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu

Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu was born in 1978 in Chisinau, Moldova in the former USSR. She moved to Berlin and enrolled in the Germany Film and Television Academy. Her short films have won many awards.

Filmography
ANISHOARA (2016)

Producers
Jonas Weydemann, Jakob D. Weydemann

Screenwriting
Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu

Cinematography
Stephan Bruns, Manja Ebert, Stephan Franz

Editing
Hannah Schwegel

Principal Cast
Ana Morari, Andrei Morari, Dragoş Scutelnicu, Petru Roşcovan, Veronica Cangea, Vasile Brînză, Willem Menne, Andrei Sochircă

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