Start Anew World
Luiza Pârvu
2014

Start Anew World

Together with Start Anew World (d. Luiza Pârvu), It Can Pass Through the Wall (d. Radu Jude) and Dying from a Wound of Love, Kowalski is part of the omnibus film 4 shorts: Black Heart Histories shown in Romanian cinemas in 2014.

”It was difficult to find a more eclectic collection of short films than this quad of aces that bets everything on one card: death”, Mihai Chirilov, TIFF Artistic Director.

Start Anew World was part of the official selection of Brest Film Festival in 2014

Director: Luiza Pârvu
Writer: Toma Peiu
Cinematography: Shan Jin
Producers: Toma Peiu, Luiza Pârvu, Adriana Răcășan
Cast: Florin Penișoară, Olimpia Melinte, Ioan Ardelean
Year: 2014
Category: short film
Duration: 24 minutes

Synopsis

Pennsylvania, 1908. Romanian immigrant cobbler Petru greets his cousin’s wife Ana in their New World home, with silent affection. Before he wins her heart, however, he needs to break a piece of news that will change her for good.

Festivals

Transilvania International Film Festival – Romania, 2014
Timishort International Short Film Festival – Romania, 2014
Brest European Short Film Festival - France, 2014
VGIK International Student Film Festival – Russia, 2014
”Kino Pavasaris” International Film Festival in Vilnius – Lithuania, 2015
NexT International Film Festival, Festival Friends section – Romania, 2015