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International Short Film Competition

Contraindications

Awaiting for her husband’s visit from abroad, a woman is having a nervous breakdown as her mother finds out she hasn’t yet made up her mind about the divorce.

SHORTS O’CLOCK III, Monday, March 1, at 18:00 (GMT +2) & rerun on Tuesday, March 2, at 16:00 (GMT +2)

English title:

Contraindications

Original title:

Contraindicații

Director:

Lucia Chicoș

Country:

Romania

Genre:

Fiction

Year

2020

Length:

19’

Dialogues:

Romanian

Subtitles:

English

Cast:

Nicoleta Lefter, Maria Ploae

A quote for the film:

He works for once and suddenly he's not a bastard anymore.

Selective List of festivals and awards:

Third Prize - Cinefondation Cannes 2020, Cinemaiubit International Student Film Festival 2019: Best Romanian film – offered by Dacin Sara & Avanpost, GOPO 2020 – Nominalization for Young Hope Award, Transilvania IFF 2020, Anonimul IIFF 2020, Central European Film Festival 2020 – Official selection, TofiFest IFF 2020 – Official selection ShortCut Film Competition, BUZZ IFF 2020 – Official selection

Director’s bio:

Lucia Chicoș was born in 1998, and graduated BA Film and TV Directing at UNATC - National University of Theatre and Film "I. L. Caragiale'' Bucharest, where she is currently studying MA Film Directing.