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Serenade for the 12th Floor (1976)

Serenada pentru etajul XII (original title)
Light comedy about various Bucharest house dwelling families trading their houses for apartments in a brand new apartment building complex in a new subdivision of a large Bucharest neighborhood.

Director:

Carol Corfanta

Writer:

Tudor Popescu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toma Caragiu Toma Caragiu ... Retired Worker Firu
Ileana Stana Ionescu Ileana Stana Ionescu ... Maria, Firu's Wife
Octavian Cotescu Octavian Cotescu ... University Professor Balaurul
Olga Bucataru Olga Bucataru ... Silvia, Wife of Balaurul
Mihai Mereuta Mihai Mereuta ... Retired Worker Sasu
Jana Gorea Jana Gorea ... Sasu's Wife
Draga Olteanu Matei Draga Olteanu Matei ... Out-of-towner Frosinica
Coca Andronescu Coca Andronescu ... Amelia
Teofil Vâlcu Teofil Vâlcu ... Frosinica's Husband
Boris Ciornei Boris Ciornei
Adina Popescu Adina Popescu ... Mihaela
Florian Pittis ... Motorcycle Rider Radu
Ana Ciclovan Ana Ciclovan
Nina Zainescu Nina Zainescu ... Sanda
Constantin Cojocaru Constantin Cojocaru ... The Student
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Light comedy about various Bucharest house dwelling families trading their houses for apartments in a brand new apartment building complex in a new subdivision of a large Bucharest neighborhood.Some of the families are very happy to exchange their houses for new apartments while other families are sad to see their old homes being bulldozed to make room for new apartment buildings.Even though the government provides these former house owners with brand new free apartments as compensation for their lost homes some of them feel sad to trade a house for an apartment.For some it would be hard to adapt to a new life-style in a large high-rise apartment building.Living is a bit more cramped than in a house,one has more neighbors,there is a certain loss of privacy and comfort and there certainly is more noise at all hours of the night as some of the new tenants discover. Written by nufs68

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

27 December 1976 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

Serenade for the 12th Floor See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Budget:

ROL2,890,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Romanian Director Carol Corfanta. See more »

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nice
8 June 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

humor. good performances. seductive atmosphere, mixture of musical moments, old clichés and social critic who has few sparkles of political incorrect. few friends. a new house. drops of nostalgia and funny situations who remind Soviet comedies. the superficial note who saves the film by ideological traps. nothing original. only the feeling of holiday( with few bitter crumbs) and picture of a social drama in inspired nuances. because , far to be different by many other comedies of period, it gives the inspired air of improvisation, the joy of emotions from a small community, interesting characters and nice situations as result of social/cultural differences. a film about life, friendship and meetings. short, a real nice film.


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