The foreign film on Netflix Love by Design (Dragoste si Design) has in the central role the Romanian actress Giulia Nahmany, a local star (singer, business woman, now and debutant actress), who will play Danielle Luca, a Romanian left for New York, where she becomes a fashion editor for a magazine in Manhattan.
When her boss Vivien Thompson (Seymour) appropriates Danielle’s creation, she loses her job and her boyfriend. With his reputation destroyed, he returns home to Romania, where he resumes contact with his family, but also with his teenage passion, fashion design.
The foreign film on Netflix, with a Romanian actress in the lead role
The film Love by Design was filmed in Romania and was released in 2014 in cinemas in our country. The scenes from the film appear in locations such as the Bragadiru Palace in Bucharest and the Bulandra Theatre, but also in Transylvania (Sighișoara, Saschiz, Biertan).
Love by Design was directed by Michael Damian. The main roles were played by actors Giulia Nahmany, Jane Seymour, David Oakes. The film with Giulia Nahmany was a Romanian-American co-production.
“Having the extraordinary chance to film in the stunning villages and towns of the mountains of Transylvania was a dream and a memorable experience,” said director Michael Damian.
Also, in an interview, the actress Giulia Nahmany stated: “I would say that the film can be a real ambassador for the tourist destinations in our country.”
“Love by Design” is directed by Michael Damian, known to the Romanian public for his role in the series “Young and Restless”. The script is signed by Michael Damian, together with Alexandru Adrian Marinică.
The idea of this film project started from Giulia Nahmany, who is debuting as an actress and producer. He developed the script together with Alexandru Adrian Marinică, then finished by Janeen and Michael Damian. Giulia has intelligently structured this debut, supported by her mother, Daniela Nahmany.