A unique way of life, that repeats itself every day, has slowly transformed Imre and Piroska in some museum exhibits. In a quiet and isolated world, we meet a couple whose existence begins to depend on the interaction with a different world and the absurdity within. Yet their life stands still, as in a museum diorama, from which they are trying to break free.
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Krakow Film Festival 2012 - Silver Dragon for the Director of the Best Documentary Film; Sarajevo Film Festival 2012 – EDN Talent Grant; Minsk International Film Festival 2012 – Award for High Documentary Ethics; Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner 2012; DOK Leipzig 2012; Visions du Réel 2012
Marius Iacob, born in 1978, is a Romanian cinematographer and director, and the co-founder of Manekino Film. He graduated in 2006 from the National University of Drama and Film in Bucharest, the Film History and Cinematography Departments. He was the cinematographer on short and medium-length films which have been screened at many prestigious festivals. He provided the photography on Oxygen (2010, directed by Adina Pintilie) and the Locarno Award-winning documentary The Flying Shepherd (2008). 24 Buckets, 7 Mice, 18 Years is his first film as a director and producer, and the second produced by Manekino Film.