Matei Child Miner

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    Indie Feature Film | 2011-2012 | Drama | Romania

      Brief synopsis

      Matei (11) lives with his grandfather in a coalmining region in Romania. His parents have left to work in Italy a couple of years ago. The relationship
      the child formed with his grandfather is very close. After an incident, Matei is unfairly kicked out of school and his grandfather reacts violently
      to this. Their mutual trust is destroyed. Matei flees from home and seeks shelter at Isidor, a mountain shepherd, who sends him back to school. Instead
      Matei goes to Bucharest where he discovers The Museum of Natural Science. He returns home. Shortly after his arrival his grandfather dies and
      Matei is sent to a children’s home. When his mother and younger brother return to Romania to take him to Italy, Matei hides and they are forced to
      leave without him. He decides to stay and follow in his grandfather’s footsteps.


      ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
      Alexandru CzuliMatei [L]
      Remus MargineanGro▀vater [L]
      Claudiu AbabeiIoan [SR]
      Izidor-Sorin CaranjaIzidor [SR]
      Emanuele CurroPavel [SR]
      Rodica IonescuMutter [SR]


      director of photographyReinhold Vorschneider
      directorAlexandra Gulea
      editorAlexandra Gulea
      editorPeter Przygodda
      editorBruno Tracq
      composerStéphane Karo
      associate producerAndre Bendocchi-Alves
      associate producerClaudia Enzmann
      line producerFerdinand FreisingHerstellungsleitung HFF
      screenwriterAlexandra Gulea
      sound re-recording mixerAndre Bendocchi-Alves
      supervising sound editorAndre Bendocchi-Alves
      commissioning editorClaudia Simionescu
      commissioning editorHubert von Spreti
      Title DesignerUlrich Schmidt [1]


      Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
      Alexandra Gulea2013Int.Film Festival Rotterdam [nl]The Big Screen Award CompetitionNominated


      TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
      First showingGermanyBR [de]Tuesday, 25th June, 2013