Catalin Mitulescu

Romania/Sweden/Serbia 94 min Fiction


Luca (20) seduces girls, then trades them to his friends at the Black Sea port of Constanta. When he meets the charming Veli, Luca falls in love. It’s summer down the Danube river. The music is loud, cars are fancy and the girls are tanned. Veli runs away from home to Luca’s bed. First love has never felt more dangerous.


Catalin Mitulescu

Mitulescu was born in Bucarest in 1972. He studied there film directing at the Film University. With his short film, Traffic, he won the Palm d’Or at Cannes 2004. His feature debut, The Way I Spent the End of the World, won the Un certain Regard at cannes 2006.

Filmography: Loverboy (2011), Cómo celebré el fin del mundo (2006)

Catalin Mitulescu

Film information

Original Title: Loverboy
Director: Catalin Mitulescu
Script: Catalin Mitulescu, Bianca Oana, Bogdan Mustata
Contact: Celluloid Dreams
With: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Ion Besoiu, Clara Voda
Country: Romania/Sweden/Serbia
Year: 2011
Format: 35 mm
Length: 94 min
Language: Romanian
Subtitles: Catalan/English
Edition: 2012