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An Invitation to Lunch

Romania, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Gabriel Sirbu

What happens when a man you invited to lunch cancels his visit when the table's set, the candles are lit and lunch is ready? A short story from everyday life in a beautifully compact form.

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