Adrian Sitaru

Adrian Sitaru is a Romanian director, producer and actor. He is the author of several short films, of which WAVES (2007), has received numerous prizes. Notably, he also worked with Costa Gavras in the making of AMEN (2002). His first feature film, HOOKED (2009), has been screened in film festivals from Toronto, Palm Springs, Estoril and in the main competition of the Premiers Plans Festival in Angers, France. BEST INTENTIONS (2011) won the Best Director Prize at Locarno.

Best Intentions

A film by Adrian Sitaru

2011 - Romania - Drama

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.