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Toto and His Sisters (18+)

Award for Discovery of New Subjects and New Heroes – “Silver Nanook”
Romania, 2014, colour, 93 min.
Director: Alexander Nanau
10-years old Toto and his sisters Ana and Andreea live at the outskirts of a Romanian city. During their mother’s imprisonment, these teenagers make efforts to survive in a world where childhood is rarely bound to be happy. Toto learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep family together.

AWARDS

Zurich FF, 2014: Best International Documentary; Warsaw FF, 2014: Switzerland Award for best documentary film; DOK Leipzig, 2014: Poland Honorary Mention, Germany Prize of the Trade Union VER.DI, Germany Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Awards; Festival dei Popoli, 2014: Germany Audience Award; East Silver Market, 2014 (Czech Republic): Italy Silver Eye Award for best feature documentary.

Alexander Nanau

Alexander Nanau

is a German film director born in Romania. He studied directing at the Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). His documentary film, “The World According to Ion B.”, was awarded in 2010 an International Emmy Award for Arts Programming. The film traveled in over 50 festivals worldwide. Nanau’s first feature documentary, “Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt” (2006), was released in cinemas across Germany and Austria in 2006.

FILMOGRAPHY

The Kindergarten in the Glastour, 2000; Image of a Stranger, 2001; Jörg alias Kyabchock – Actor – Buddhist – Monch, 2003; Wildwechsel, 2004; Ein Stock in die Speichen, 2005; Peter Zadek inszeniert Peer Gynt, 2005; The World According to Ion B., 2008; Toto and His Sisters, 2014.
Award for Discovery of New Subjects and New Heroes – “Silver Nanook”
Romania, 2014, colour, 93 min.
Director: Alexander Nanau
10-years old Toto and his sisters Ana and Andreea live at the outskirts of a Romanian city. During their mother’s imprisonment, these teenagers make efforts to survive in a world where childhood is rarely bound to be happy. Toto learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep family together.

AWARDS

Zurich FF, 2014: Best International Documentary; Warsaw FF, 2014: Switzerland Award for best documentary film; DOK Leipzig, 2014: Poland Honorary Mention, Germany Prize of the Trade Union VER.DI, Germany Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Awards; Festival dei Popoli, 2014: Germany Audience Award; East Silver Market, 2014 (Czech Republic): Italy Silver Eye Award for best feature documentary.