In Between

Romania – Stereo 3D Project – 2015

Bogdan Mustata (director)

BOGDAN MUSTATA, Stereo 3D participant, Cross Channel Film Lab 2015 Training Workshop 1,

After graduating from the Romanian Film School, Bogdan Mustata lived in Vietnam and then in Dubai, where he worked as a scriptwriter and director for several television and movie projects.  He returned to Romania and made A Good Day for a Swim, which won the Golden Bear for best short film at the 2008 Berlinale and was awarded and participated in several other international film festivals.  Wolf, currently on the festival circuit, is Bogdan’s feature film debut, and premiered in Competition at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2013.

Synopsis

Following a car accident that leaves them disabled, two lovers, Cristi and Cami, are split between the recovery of the past and the uncertainty of the future, between memories and desires.  Meeting again in an isolated beach cabin, their initial honeymoon destination, they try to rediscover their relationship and their new identities, to deal with the failures of their past and uncertainties of the future.  But they also have to deal with their changed bodies: Cami lost an arm in the accident while Cristi damaged his lower body.  He is sexually impotent and has to learn how to walk again, like a child.  The arrival of two guests turns the cabin into a small hotel, with guests carrying their own luggage of memories and desires, but when the holiday is over, Cristi and Cami have time, in their secluded house, to learn new ways to make love.

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