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Romanian Wave

“It's a movie that seems simple, yet its subtle and brilliant complexity is not to be denied.” - San Francisco Chronicle ... With its title referring to the exact time dictator Nicolae Ceausescu fled Romania's presidential palace on 22 December 1989, 12.08 East of Bucharest cleverly looks, with ... Read more
"Drinking, smoking and whoring ain't what they used to be." - Variety ... Happily settled with his wife Smaranda (Anamaria Marinca of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) and their 4-year-old son, 30-something Bogdan takes them on a mini-holiday to a sleepy seaside resort. Things go off course however ... Read more
Promising young Romanian director Cristian Nemescu was killed in a car crash in late 2006, while his debut feature California Dreamin' was in post production. Three of Nemescu's lively shorts are collected here as a tribute to the director. ... C Block Story ... In C Block Story, a young man's ... Read more
"A complex dark comedy of near-Shakespearean proportions." - Variety ... During the Kosovo war, a train carrying radar equipment and a group of American soldiers gets stalled at a train station in a backward Romanian village when an overzealous stationmaster refuses to let them go on without the ... Read more
Promising young Romanian director Cristian Nemescu was killed in a car crash in late 2006, while his debut feature California Dreamin' was in post-production. Three of Nemescu's lively shorts are collected here as a tribute to the director.Marilena from P7 - On a rooftop in Bucharest, young Andrei ... Read more
Winner of more than 20 awards, including the Un Certain Regard Award at the Cannes Film Festival. ... Critically acclaimed, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu takes us through the final hours of a dying man's life as he is shipped from one hospital to the next, forgotten, ignored or unnoticed by the very ... Read more
Promising young Romanian director Cristian Nemescu was killed in a car crash in late 2006, while his debut feature California Dreamin' was in post production. Three of Nemescu's lively shorts are collected here as a tribute to the director. ... Mailena from P7 ... On a rooftop in Bucharest, young ... Read more
Promising young Romanian director Cristian Nemescu was killed in a car crash in late 2006, while his debut feature California Dreamin' was in post production. Three of Nemescu's lively shorts are collected here as a tribute to the director. ... Mihai & Cristina ... Mihai's innocent profession of ... Read more
Winner of the FIPRESCI Award at Cannes 2002. ... Before filmmaker Cristian Mungiu collected the coveted Palme d'Or at last year's Cannes Film Festival with 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (MIFF 07), he wowed critics and audiences alike with his debut feature, a bitter comedy about young people looking ... Read more
“My mother's home and she'll confirm this, I'm not a terrorist.” ... On 22 December, 1989 Nicolae Ceausescu's 24-year communist dictatorship came to an end; what happened next is anyone's guess. The military coup and insurrection leaves everyone guessing as to who is running the country ... Read more
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