Beta Cinema will handle international sales on Familiar, the new film from Berlinale Golden Bear-winning director Călin Peter Netzer.
Familiar stars Romanian actor Emanuel Pârvu, known for films such as Graduation, Miracle and Tales From A Golden Age, as a movie director investigating the darkest secrets intoxicating his family.
Netzer wrote the script with the film’s main actress Iulia Lumânare and produced together with Oana Iancu through Parada Film, the company behind Romanian director Netzer’s 2013 Golden Bear winner Child’s Pose and his 2017 Silver Bear winner Ana, Mon Amour.
The film is produced by Netzer together with Oana Iancu through Parada Film alongside Cinema DeFacto (France), Gaïjin (France) and Volos Films (Taiwan), with support from the Romanian Film Centre (CNC), Taiwan Creative Content Agency, Taiwan’s International Co-funding Program (TICP), Aide aux cinémas du monde - Centre National du Cinéma et de l`Image Animée - Institut Français and Creative Europe MEDIA of the European Union.
Acclaimed Romanian cinematographers Barbu Bălășoiu and Andrei Butică lensed the film, and Berlinale-winner Dana Bunescu edited it.