original title: LOVE BUS: cinci povești de dragoste din București
omnibus film in five episodes
HD, 74 min, Romania 2014

directed by: Roxana Andrei, Mihai Mincan, Florin Babei, Constantin Radu Vasile, Andrei Georgescu
with: Ada Galeș, Cătălin Jugravu, Andrei Ion, Tania Popa, Iulia Ciochină, Andrei Seușan, Bogdan Zamfir, Cătălina Crișan, Issabela Yang, Nicolas Teodorescu, Ștefan Mircea, Carla Teahă, Victoria Răileanu, Alec Secăreanu

produced by Papillon Film in coproduction with De Film and Atelier de Film


“Love Bus” is an omnibus film composed of five different episodes, each of them taking place in a different district of Bucharest, Romania. The film was shot independently, with a micro budget, by students and recent graduates of the National Film School UNATC “I.L. Caragiale” and represents their collective debut on the big screen.

episode 1: “Iancului”
Alexandra is 20 years old and has one goal: to get back together with her ex boyfriend, with any risk involved and at any cost.

episode 2: “Drumul Taberei”
Bucharest, Romania – Fairbanks, Alaska. 27 days by car. 25 hours by plane. One second by thought.

episode 3: “Unirii”
At a teenagers party, Bobo tries to convince his virgin girlfriend to sleep with him, but she rejects him. They will soon find consolation in the arms of other people.

episode 4: “Tineretului”
Stefan meets a former girlfriend from high-school. They have a walk in the park and decide to see each other later. After buying some weed, he finds out the girl died in a car crash.

episode 5: “Cismigiu”
George and Andreea are a relaxed couple. One day, Andreea finds a massage oil in his bathroom and George can’t explain how it got there.


Nominated at the Gopo Awards 2015 for Iulia Ciochină as Best Supporting Actress
BEST FEATURE FILM – Independent Producers Film Festival
Arcipelago International Film Festival – Rome, Italy – International Premiere
Paris SEE Film Festival – Paris, France – in competition
Amman Women’s Film Week
Timishort Film Festival – Timisoara, Romania – Opening Film
Victoria Film Festival – Victoria, Romania
Love Story Film Festival – Brasov, Romania
Love is in the Art 2015
The White Night of the Romanian Cinema 2015

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