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Grand Hotel Italia
Rodi Cotenescu

A simple room in a hotel in Padova, Italy, hosts unexpected meetings and collisions between people on the move.

Rodi Cotenescu is a Romanian film director known for The Camel in the Picture (2009), Nightmare Before Lunch (2008) and Magistrala 4 (2007). Grand Hotel Italia (2011) was screened at the Transylvania International Film Festival in 2012, awarded the Romanian Cultural Prize at Filmul de Piatra in 2011, and received the Critics Award at CineMAiubit ISFF in the same year.

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