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Transylvanian Garlic

Original title: Usturoi
German title: Usturoi
Romania, 2014

Director: Alexandrescu, Lucian
Production company: E-Motions Films, Groparu.ro, IT Media Films
Co-producers: Splash Down Media, MR Audio Works, Asociatia Dianatic
Age recommendation: 12 years and up

A Gypsy boy of the Onion clan and his Romanian friend in a village lost in Transylvania decide to flee to the big city to become actors. This seems the best way to get some easy money to rid themselves of the excruciating poverty and help the Onion clan's older brother get a dowry and marry the daughter of the rich Garlic clan. The two young boys run away from school, in an attempt to create a better life for themselves and their families. The road is beset with adventures as they scour rural Transylvania and its picturesque landscape.
- Written by Radu Bazavan (script writer & producer of this film)

Sibiu IFF 2014, Kinodiseea Bucharest 2014, Schlingel Chemnitz 2015

Website: www.reelhouse.org/lucianoalexander/usturoi