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Breakdown

A short film – (19’), Romania, 2011

Director: Gheorghe Preda

Writing: Aureliu Manea

Cinematography: Liviu Marghidan

Music: Cristian Lolea

Cast: Gabriel Spahiu, Corina Moise, Vitalie Bantaș

An unusual story about the mental breakdown of a nurse in a psychiatric hospital.

Gheorghe Preda

Born in 1960, in Brasov, Romania. Economical studies in Bucharest followed by filmmaking studies. Graduated at the University of Drama and Film, Bucharest and Master in cinema and audiovisual at the Sorbonne. He worked in television with ProTV, then TVR and Antena 1. Creative Director with MTV Romania (2002-2004). He is now a professor at the same University and the Artistic Director of the Realitatea TV news station. Made 6 short fiction movies (among them Le Cantique des cantiques, 1993 and Transfiguration, 1994, both selected in Montpellier), and 5 documentaries for television.In 2004, he began Îngerul necesar (An Angel Hooked on Me), a production financed by MDV Film in collaboration with the National Cinematography Centre and the Romanian Television. In 2011, he directed The Breakdown, short film selected in Montpellier. The Finnish Cow is his last short.