The World According to Ion B.

The World According to Ion B.

Alexander Nanau, Romania, 2010HDV, Colour, 61'

The film follows in real life the dream of any man living on the streets: to one day become famous and leave behind a life of poverty, misery and humiliation. Ion Barladeanu is on his way to becoming an important contemporary artist, but in May 2008, he was still an anonymous tramp on the streets of Bucharest.

03 August, Kino në Lum, 20:15

Balkan Documentary Competition

Director: Alexander Nanau
Producer: Carmen Harabagiu, Aurelian Nica, Andrei Cretulescu
Cinematographer: Alexander Nanau
Editor: Mircea Olteanu
Sound: Vlad Voinescu

Director's Biography

Born in Bucharest in 1979, Alexander has been living in Germany since 1990. He’s been working on International Film and TV productions, mainly as 1st Assistant Director. He studied film directing at the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB) in Berlin. From 2002 and until 2007 he’s been working as 1st Assistant Director and later as Co-Director to Germany’s leading theatre director Peter Zadek in several theatre productions across Europe. Besides that, he’s been working as a photographer and, in addition, he published interviews with different personalities in German and Austrian papers.

Festivals and Awards:

Visions du Reel 2010, Nyon, Switzerland. Crossing Europe, 2010, Linz, Austria. HotDocs, 2010, Toronto, Canada. Planet Doc Review, 2010, Warsaw, Poland. Documentarist Istanbul, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey. Sarajevo Film Festival 2010, Sarajevo, Bosnia.


Alexander Nanau

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