Alex, in his mid-thirties, is a quite neurotic character. When his mother is hospitalized with a stroke, the caring son’s life gets out of track. At the hospital he finds himself in a burlesque kind of human zoo full of unexpected characters and surprising events. Trying to manage the situation in between everybody’s advice, he’s becoming hypochondriac. While his mother seems to feel perfectly fine Alex is making his own set of mistakes – throughout with best intentions.
Adrian Sitaru is a Romanian director, producer and actor, born in 1971. He is the author of several short films, of which Valuri (2007), the most well-known, has received numerous prizes. Notably, he also worked with Costa Gavras in the making of Amen. (2002).
His first feature film, Pescuit sportiv (Hookek), for which, besides being the director, he also wrote the script, has been screened in film festivals from Toronto, Palm Springs, Estoril and in the main competition of the 2009 Premiers Plans Festival in Angers, France.
In 2010, his latest short film, Colivia (The Cage) won the DAAD Short Film Award at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).
Filmography: Fixeur (2016), Domestic (2012), Best Intentions (2011), Colivia (2010, curt) , Lord (2009, curt), Waves (curt, 2007), Hooked (2007)