BRANCUSI FROM ETERNITY

By Adrian POPOVICI

ARTIS FILM ROMANIA - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2014


    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ROMANIA
    • Languages
    • ROMANIAN
    • Duration
    • 116 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Adrian POPOVICI
    • Writer(s)
    • Radu ANESTE PETRESCU, Pascal ILIE VIRGIL
    • Producer(s)
    • Cornelia PALOS
    • Synopsis
    • Three periods, three stories and three characters are building the plot of “Brancusi from Eternity ", story that attempts to portray the personality of the sculptor Constantin Brancusi .

      Each character speaks in its own way, about talent and works of one of the greatest artists.

      The main story is about Brancusi 's mature period , both physically and creatively. It is the period following his arrival in Paris , during his friendship with Modigliani and its relationship with Martha , one of his models , perhaps his favorite one . Despite his numerous betrayals, Martha remains faithful to him, until her death .

      The second story is about Marin Etu, a student of Fine Arts in Bucharest , during the establishment of the communist regime . Due to criticism of some of the Romanian Academy members who refused the legacy Brancusi wanted to leave to Romanian state, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison . After being released, security (communist Securitate) forces him to forgo many of the works of Brancusi.

      The third story has in its center Milarepa , a great scholar who lived in the XII century, in Tibet. Milarepa is often evoked by Brancusi who is a great admirer of him , and by Marin Etu too . During detention due to a cellmate, Marin Etu get to know more about the life of Milarepa.

      Milarepa is the link between sculptor Brancusi and forger Marin Etu, a link between their destinies.

      " Brancusi from Eternity " is a film about the search for truth and perfection in art, but also about disappointments caused by failures . It is, however, a movie about Milarepa, who influences Brancusi and Marin Etu lives until the moment of their transition in solitude …
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