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Director and cinematographer

Angor Pectoris

Genre Documentary Language French/Romanian Length 29’ Format 1:66-HD Country Switzerland-Romania Released 2019 Contact Sophie Dascal | | +41 78 759 39 96


*META Cultural Foundation Award – Visions du Réel
*21e FILMAR en America Latina, 15 november-1 december 2019
*ASTRA Film Festival, Sibiu International Film Festival, section DOCSCHOOL 2019, 14-20 october 2019.
*50e Visions du Réel Festival international de cinéma Nyon, section Opening Scènes, 5-13 april 2019

Mixing images of contemporary Romania, archive films and the fascinating files of the Romanian secret services compiled during the Cold War, Sophie Dascal draws a mixed portrait of her mysterious grandfather; sketching out a wider reflection on identity, memory and the transmission of the traumas originating out of a totalitarian political regime.

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