House of Dolls

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House of Dolls

Available February 21 at 10:00 amFebruary 23 at 10:00 am ONLY

First-time director Tudor Platon is granted access to a special universe: the annual vacation of a bunch of 70-year-old ladies. Far from men and the madness of daily life, Cica, Nana and their two other friends isolate themselves voluntarily in a villa in the countryside. Together they blend joie de vivre and memories, melancholia and joyfulness, gossip and jokes. All that to keep up the illusion that they are still the same beautiful and attractive “dolls” they were 50 years ago, when they first had the idea of this holiday get-together. Past tragedies and struggles casually show up in the conversation, but the tone is delightfully light and hopeful. Life can be tough sometimes, as we all know it, but moving on and having fun helps. US Premiere!

Make sure to stick around for the pre-recorded conversation between filmmaker Tudor Platon and Making Waves President Corina Suteu available to stream after the film.

Admission to the series will be sold as a pass only available in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. (Please note: no tickets are available to individual films, only series passes are available.) Pricing is $60 (members), $70 (nonmembers). All film programs will be available to stream for 48 hours unless otherwise noted. Series passes will go on sale Friday, Feb. 12.

This film is part of the Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema 2021 series.

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