Programme

BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN

Radu Jude

Romania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Croatia, 2021 / 106 min / Romanian OV with English subt. / Drama

A teacher's life is turned upside down when her sex tape is posted on the web.

After a video of a teacher having sex with her husband surfaces online, the students’ parents call for a meeting. This fiction feature explores our contemporary society’s intellectual, moral and political confusion, especially in post-totalitarian Eastern Europe.

 

Screenings
Wed 10/03 19:00 Kinepolis Kirchberg ROU OF with EN subt. Public https://luxfilmfestfilms.megatix.be/en/HO00003359
Thu 11/03 10:00 Online ROU OF with EN subt. Public https://online.luxfilmfest.lu/film/bad-luck-banging-or-loony-porn/
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Cast & Credits
Cast 
Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia, Olimpia Mălai, Nicodim Ungureanu, Alexandru Potocean, Andi Vasluianu
Screenplay 
Radu Jude
Cinematographer 
Marius Panduru
Set 
Cristian Niculescu
Production 
microFILM
Coproduction 
Paul Thiltges Distributions, endorfilm, Kinorama
Distribution 
Paul Thiltges Distributions
Biography

Radu Jude is a Romanian director and screenwriter born in 1977. In 2003, he graduated from the Media University of Bucharest (Department of Film Direction). He started his career as an assistant director on Costa-Gavras's Amen (2002) and Cristi Puiu's The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005). He went on to direct several award-winning short films, including The Tube with a Hat in 2006, which won major awards at Sundance, San Francisco, Los Angeles, IndieLisboa and others. In 2009, his first feature film, The Happiest Girl in the World, won the CICAE prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, the FIRESCI prize at the Sofia International Film Festival, the Best Screenplay award at the Bucharest International Film Festival and the FIPRESCI prize at IndieLisboa. The film was part of the ACID programme at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. The historical drama Aferim! premiered at the 65th Berlinale where it won the Silver Bear for Best Director. Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021) is his seventh feature film.

Filmography
  • 2021 – Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
  • 2020 – O fabula (short)
  • 2020 – Iesirea trenurilor din gara (documentary)
  • 2020 – Uppercase Print
  • 2019 – A pedepsi, a supraveghea (short)
  • 2018 – Cele doua executii ale Maresalului (documentary short)
  • 2018 – I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians
  • 2017 – The Dead Nation (documentary)
  • 2016 – Scarred Hearts
  • 2015 – Aferim!
  • 2014 – Scurt/4: Istorii de inimã neagrã (short)
  • 2014 – Trece si prin perete (short)
  • 2013 – Shadow of a Cloud (short)
  • 2012 – Everybody in Our Family
  • 2011 – Film pentru prieteni (short)
  • 2009 – The Happiest Girl in the World
  • 2007 – Dimineata (short)
  • 2006 – Alexandra (short)
  • 2006 – The Tube with a Hat (short)
  • 2002-2003 – In familie (TV series)