The Microphone Test
Mircea Danieliuc
1980

The Microphone Test

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The film presents the author Mircea Daneliuc as a director, screenwriter and actor. Tora Vasilescu and Gina Patrichi are completing the remarkable cast of a film ”that confirmed Mircea Daneliuc as a filmmaker fighting against the communist system”. A film that, surprisingly, managed to pass those years’ censorship.

Director: Mircea Daneliuc
Cast: Tora Vasilescu, Gina Patrichi, Mircea Daneliuc
Year: 1980
Category: feature film
Duration: 108 minutes

Awards

Grand Prize. Best Cinematography. Best Sound. Best Editing. Best actress (Tora Vasilescu). Honorary Diploma (Maria Junghietu), ACIN – Romania, 1980
Special Prize of the Jury. Best Actress in a Leading Role (Tora Vasilescu). Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Maria Junghietu), Costinești – Romania, 1980

Synopsis

Luiza and Nelu, a television reporter and a cameraman, are in a romantic relationship. Everything changes when, during a reportage shooting some delinquents around the Bucharest North Train Station, Nelu meets Ani: a girl without job, without parents, without a permit of residency for Bucharest and in a continuous hunt for money to support her alcoholic brother.