Films By Cristian Mungiu

“A brilliant, scary portrayal of irrationality and fear in Europe's dark heart.” - The Guardian ... When twenty-something Alina arrives in Moldavia to remove her childhood friend Voichita from an Orthodox monastery, she doesn't reckon on the unyielding force of religion and devout Voichita's choice of God over Alina brings their relationship to a physical and moral crisis. ... In his first feature... Read more
"If any additional evidence was required to confirm Cristian Mungiu as one of the leading European filmmakers of the day, here comes Graduation, his most mature film to date." – Screen Daily ... Palme d'Or-winning filmmaker Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, MIFF 2007; Beyond the Hills, MIFF 2012) returns with his latest engrossing drama, a richly crafted slice of social realism that e... 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 to emigrate from Romania. Occident is set at the dawn of post-Ceausescu Romania, where the excitement ... Read more
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