CLOSE TO HEAVEN

a film by Titus Faschina

CLOSE TO HEAVEN

Germany | 2010 | 93:00 min

Original Title:
DEM HIMMEL GANZ NAH

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
Dumitru Stanciu is one of the last mountain shepherds ofEurope. As his forefathers did for thousands of years, in summeras in winter he and his herd of sheep roam the far reachesof the Transylvanian Carpathian Mountains, close to the edge of heaven. Vivid histories and fantastic myths, far from the world of today, cinematically narrated over the course of a year. The last refugein Europe for a forgotten profession in an unhurried world.

with: Dumitru Stanciu, Radu Stanciu, Maria Stanciu
Festivals/Awards
DOK Leipzig
Cast and Crew
  • Director Titus Faschina
  • Producer Thomas Cuilei, Heino Deckert
  • Director of Photography Bernd Fischer
  • Sound Pavel Cuzuioc
  • Score Alexander Balanescu
Original Languages

Romanian

World Sales Company
Deckert Distribution GmbH
Gottschedstr. 18, 04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 2156638

info@deckert-distribution.com
http://www.deckert-distribution.com
Production Company
ma.ja.de. Filmproduktions GmbH
Gottschedstr. 18, 04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 9839696

leipzig@majade.de
http://www.majade.de
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