Tudor Giurgiu's Of Snails and Men within 2013 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Of Snails and Men in Edinburgh

OF SNAILS AND MEN (Despre oameni si melci) – UK premiere

Part of International Feature Film Competition of the 2013 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Fri 28 June at 8.15 pm, Sat 29 June at 3.10 pm, CINEWORLD (Fountain Park, 130/3 Dundee Stret, Edinburgh EH11 1AF)

Of Snails and Men
Romania / 2012 / 90 mins. Directed by Tudor Giurgiu
Cast: Andi Vasluianu, Monica Bîrlădeanu, Dorel Vişan, Andreea Bibiri, Jean-François Stevenin

The Romanian Full Monty. Set against the background of Michael Jackson’s visit to Romania in 1992, the film tells the story of a small town confronting the realities of post-Communist life. Threatened with the closure of the local factory, the men who work there decide to buy it themselves. How to raise the money? By selling their sperm to a fertility clinic. A hilarious social satire filled with rueful insight into a recent historical transition.
Tickets: £6.00 (£5.00 concs.)

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