THE FLOWER BRIDGE

PODUL DE FLORI

By Thomas CIULEI

ANDANA FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2008

On his farm in Moldavia, Costica stakes his honour on bringing up his three children well while his wife has left to work abroad. He supervises their studies, cuts their hair, reads to them and mobilises them on the farm. The mother’s absence is offset by this collective organisation.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ROMANIA
    • Languages
    • ROMANIAN
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Thomas CIULEI
    • Writer(s)
    • Thomas CIULEI
    • Producer(s)
    • Thomas CIULEI (Europolis Film SRL)
    • Synopsis
    • On their farm in Moldavia, the wife has left to work abroad, to repay their debts, pay for the children’s education, repair the house… leaving the father alone. Costica Arhir stakes his honour on bringing up his three children well. He supervises their studies, cuts their hair, reads to them and mobilises them on the farm, gets them to help with the housework and cooking. The mother’s absence is offset by this collective organisation.
      With grace and humour this film depicts a situation, filling up an absence, that is affecting a high percentage of families in Moldavia.
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