Raisa

A Film by Pavel Cuzuioc

Synopsis

Moldova. One winter day, Raisa travels into the city hoping to get something that could change her life.

Director

  • Picture of Pavel Cuzuioc © Pavel Cuzuioc

    Pavel Cuzuioc

    PAVEL CUZUIOC was born in 1978, in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. He studied law in Bucharest, Romania and graduated from the State University of Moldova. In 2000, he moved to Vienna, Austria, where he took a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy. From 2003, he followed courses on film directing and film production at the Vienna Film Academy, and since then has been working as a filmmaker.

Awards + Festivals

  • 25th COTTBUS FF 2015 (Official Selection, World Premiere in November 2015, Cottbus, Germany)November 6, 2015
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    SLEEPWALKERS ISFF - STUDENT AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2015 (Estonian Premiere, Estonia)November 6, 2016
  • 38th CLERMONT FERRAND ISFF 2016 (French Premiere, Clermont Ferrand, France)February 5, 2016
  • 18th DIAGONALE IFF – FESTIVAL OF AUSTRIAN FILM 2016 (Official Selection, Austrian Premiere, Graz, Austria)March 9, 2016
  • 30th FRIBOURG IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Swiss Premiere, Fribourg, Switzerland)March 17, 2016
  • *OPEN POZNAN AWARD*
    8th SHORT WAVES FF 2016 (Official Selection, Polish Premiere, Poland)March 18, 2016
  • 21th VILNIUS IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Lithuanian Premiere, Vilnius, Lithuania)April 1, 2016
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM*
    11th SUNSCREEN IFF 2016 (Official Selection, USA Premiere, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)May 2, 2016
  • 13th CRONOGRAF IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Moldovan Premiere, Chișinău, Moldava)May 13, 2016
  • 13th VIENNA INTERNATIONAL SHORTS (Official Selection,Vienna, Austria)May 27, 2016
  • 15th TRANSILVANIA IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Romanian Premiere, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)June 1, 2016
  • 11th BERKSHIRE IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Great Barrington, MA, USA)June 3, 2016
  • 2nd VALETTA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Maltese Premiere, Valletta, Malta)June 5, 2016
  • 1st BURGAS IFF 2016 (Official Selection, Bulgarian Premiere in July-TBA, Burgas, Bulgaria)June 5, 2016
  • 9th FESTIVAL DU FILM COURT - PARTIE(S) DE CAMPAGNE 2016 (Official Selection, Nevers, France-TBA)June 5, 2016
  • 1st CINEEAST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Germany)July 29, 2016
  • 5th LONG BEACH INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NY, USA)August 3, 2016
  • 18th FESTCURTASBH – BELO HORIZONTE INT’L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Section: World Movements Exhibiton, Brazil)August 5, 2016
  • 15th DOKUFEST – INT’L DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Prizren, Kosovo)August 5, 2016
  • *PRESIDENT’S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) 
September 5, 2016
  • 29th HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Finland)September 15, 2016
  • 8th SEOUL INT’L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (SESIFF) (Int’l Short Film Competition, South Korea)September 29, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • 13th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Germany)October 23, 2016
  • 1st BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Narrative Section, Bucharest, Romania)November 1, 2016
  • EASTERN NEIGHBOURS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, The Hague, Netherlands)November 9, 2016
  • ÖSTERREICHISCHE KURZFILMSCHAU 2017 – AKADEMIE SCREENING (Screening, Vienna, Austria) November 20, 2016
  • ÖSTERREICHISCHER FILMPREIS (Shortlisted, Vienna, Austria)February 1, 2017

Crew

Screenplay
Pavel Cuzuioc
Producer
Pavel Cuzuioc
Director
Pavel Cuzuioc
Director of Photography
Michael Schindegger
Art Direction
Vasiluta Vasilache
Costume Design
Monika Buttinger
Sound
Marin Turea
Editor
Pavel Cuzuioc
Sound Design
Lenja Gathmann

Details

Running Time
15:00
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.39
Sound
Dolby 5.1
Website

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299
markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

SALES AGENCY

PREMIUM FILMS
6, rue Desargues
75011 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 42 77 06 31
contact@premium-films.com

DIRECTOR

Pavel Cuzuioc
p.cuzuioc@gmail.com