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Kyra Kyralina - UK Premiere

Kyra Kyralina

UK Premiere

“A dynamic, you smell smoke hookah and want to touch the silks terns.”– Cyber Cultue

Based on the world renowned novel by Panait Istrati, Veteran Romanian director Don Pita took 20 years to develop this rich and gorgeous baroque tale that flows through a mystical world of depravity, wealth and poverty.

The screening will be followed by a filmmakers Q and A

Language – Romanian/English Subs
95 Mins 
Director: Dan Pita
Writers: Ioan Grigorescu, Panait Istrati (novel)
Stars: Corneliu Ulici (Devil Inside, The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman),  Stefan Lancu, Iulia Carstea, Iulia Dumitru, Dana Borteanu, József Bíró.

Renowned director Dan Pita took 20 years to develop the adaption of Panait Istrati’s famous novel ‘Kyra Kyralina’ which reconstructs the lives of a dysfunctional family from the 1920’s. A mystical story of unconditional love. Living in an abstract world surrounded by abusive behaviour a brother and sister must stay together or lose one another forever.


Earlier Event: 10 July
Not My Day - UK Premiere
Later Event: 11 July
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