The Phantom Father – Soon in cinemas

Transilvania Film will soon release GAV production: The Phantom Father.


Synopsis:   American Professor Robert Traum takes a sabbatical and turns his back on a present without surprise, to live an adventure from the past. Back in the Old World, he researches the origins of his father and uncle, the famous Traum brothers: Rudolf, a famous novelist, and Samuel – once a notorious gangster in Chicago.  While traveling through Transylvania and Bucovina (former Austro Hungarian Empire provinces) Robert meets Tanya, a Government archivist.   Together they find Sami, the last surviving family friend, a cinema projectionist who was chased out of his old movie theatre by a greedy local politician. While Robert helps Sami win his theatre, Sami gives Robert his identity back.

A “fish out of water” story of travel through the Carpathians, English speaking 90 min. comedy and some Romanian dialogue. A new Romanian film, completed as of March 2011.

The Phantom Father marks the first collaboration between GAV (Generic Audiovizual) and Transilvania Film.


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