Total Eclipse by Katalin Moldovai is now in post-production

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РThis first feature film by the director who has already graced the short films competition of the Cin̩fondation at Cannes 2019, is produced by Magma Cinema and sold by NFI World Sales

Director Katalin Moldovai (© Ibolya Simó)

Following a shoot that took place between July 25 and September 4, Katalin Moldova‘s Total eclipse (working title) is now in post-production. To the casting of this first feature film (courtesy of a director who notably turned heads in the short films competition of the Cinéfondation de Cannes 2019, through Until now) are genes Krasznahorkai (who played a small role in El Fotografo de Mauthausen [+see also:
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), Romania Tünde Skovran (an actress mostly seen on stage but who has also made a few appearances in the cinema in the works of her compatriot Andrei Zinca), Soma sandor, gnes Lőrincz, Zsolt Bölőnyi, Eszter Tompa and ron Dimény.

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Written by Zita Paloczi and Katalin Moldovai, the story revolves around a small town literature teacher who recommends a classic film about the life of Arthur Rimbaud to his students to help them better understand the symbolism of his poems and the era. to which they were written. It’s a suggestion that arouses the ire of parents and the school board, given the film’s portrayal of Rimbaud and Verlaine’s relationship.

Total eclipse is produced by Béla Attila Kovács, Andras Muhi and Katalin Moldova from Magma Cinema, in co-production with Salamandra Film and Spot Film. Shot over 32 days in Romania (in Gheorgheni / Gyergyószentmiklós and Miercurea Ciuc / Csíkszereda) with András Taborosi at the helm of photography, this feature film is also supported by the Incubator program, courtesy of the Hungarian National Film Institute (NFI) who also drive international sales.

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(Translated from French)

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