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1.
The Earth's Most Beloved Son (1993)
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The film is an adaptation of a novel by Marin Preda, a controversial novelist who died during the Communist rule soon after the book was published... (138 mins.)
 
2.
The Oak (1992)
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A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate... (105 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
3.
Aurora (2010)
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An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room... (181 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
4.
Niki and Flo (2003)
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The hero is a retired army officer in the period of transition in Romania from the Communist rule to democracy... (99 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
5.
Crucea de piatra (1994)
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Andrei Blaier's film catches the last days of The Stone Cross a low class brothels area that became... (96 mins.)
Director: Andrei Blaier
 
6.
Forest of the Hanged (1965)
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In 1916 as an officer in the Habsburg Army ethnic Romanian Apostol Bologa is torn between remaining loyal to the Habsburgs or deserting to the Romanian Army across enemy lines. (154 mins.)
Director: Liviu Ciulei
 
7.
The Afternoon of a Torturer (2001)
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A young journalist interviews a man who was a torturer during the early days of the communist regime in Romania. (80 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
8.
Everybody in Our Family (2012)
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Marius is a divorced man in his late thirties. His five year-old daughter Sofia lives with her mother... (107 mins.)
Director: Radu Jude
 
9.
Patul conjugal (1993)
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In post-Ceausescu Bucharest, everybody is struggling to make a living. Vasile Potop, a movie theatre manager... (102 mins.)
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
10.
Reconstruction (1968)
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A prosecutor, policemen and teacher bring the students Vuica and Nicu to a restaurant to re-enact their drunken brawl there, and have it filmed to show the effects of alcoholism. (100 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
11.
Cele ce plutesc (2009)
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While working in Europe, Avram comes to realize that Italians are paying good money for trained dogs... (90 mins.)
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
12.
Marilena (2008)
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Marilena a 40 yo Woman lives her life at maximum. She works in a furniture factory where she is sexually harassed by his boss...
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
13.
Ambassadors Seek Country (2003)
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Titi and Marius, two friends who fought together during the revolution of 1989, follow very different social and political paths in its aftermath.
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
14.
Senatorul melcilor (1995)
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In a small Romanian village, a senator goes through hilarious events as he takes advantage of the people's hospitality while also ignoring their major issues. (100 mins.)
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
15.
California Dreamin' (2007)
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A railway chief delays a NATO train transporting military equipment during the war in Kosovo in 1999. (155 mins.)
 
16.
Somewhere in Palilula (2012)
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"Somewhere in Palilula" tells the story of Serafim, a fresh graduate of a medical school, in 60's Romania... (145 mins.)
 
17.
Bed of Procust (2002)
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(118 mins.)
 
19.
Craii de Curtea Veche (1995)
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A subtile, soft exploration of the relation between love and death.
Director: Mircea Veroiu
 
20.
The Woman in Red (1997)
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The woman in red is Ana Cumpanas, a Romanian emigrated to the US, which facilitates the killing of her lover, the famous gangster John Dillinger in Chicago. After an adventurous life, the woman returns to die in her homeland. (82 mins.)
Director: Mircea Veroiu
 
21.
Next Stop Paradise (1998)
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The Bucharest's suburb, a torrid summer day. Norica, a waitress and Mitu, a swineherd, meet and tease each other and starts a beverage competition... (99 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
22.
Too Late (1996)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
23.
Police, Adjective (2009)
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A police officer refuses to arrest a young man for offering drugs to his friends. (115 mins.)
 
24.
12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
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It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come... (89 mins.)
 
25.
Asphalt Tango (1996)
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A desperate husband chases a bus full of beautiful women headed for Paris, France. (100 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil
 
26.
Dolce far niente (1998)
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This movie depicts the two years that young Stendhal spent in Italy. Stendhal, that time still known simply as Henri Beyle... (119 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil
 
27.
Francesca (2009)
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Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy... (94 mins.)
Director: Bobby Paunescu
 
28.
Of Snails and Men (2012)
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The story of one man who tries to save his car factory (93 mins.)
Director: Tudor Giurgiu
 
29.
Love Sick (2006)
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Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and brother who sometimes fight. They happen to be lovers. Love Sick is about their stories. (86 mins.)
Director: Tudor Giurgiu
 
30.
Summer Holiday (2008)
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On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into... (102 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
31.
The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
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Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989. (95 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
32.
Tuesday, After Christmas (2010)
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Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before Christmas. (99 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
33.
The Rage (2002)
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Two street racers must pay a &7000 debt in exactly 24 hours. (83 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
34.
Adalbert's Dream (2011)
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Adalbert's Dream mines the Romanian communist past for a dryly funny tale of ordinary people just getting on with their lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Achim
 
35.
The Phantom Father (2011)
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American professor Robert Traum embarks on an adventurous and amusing journey through Bucovina to find Sami the projectionist... (90 mins.)
 
36.
Outbound (2010)
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A drama about a woman who seems able to overcome everything for freedom, except for her past mistakes. (87 mins.)
 
37.
Maria (2003)
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Based on the true story of an impoverished, unemployed mother of seven living under subhuman conditions... (97 mins.)
 
38.
Silent Wedding (2008)
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In a small isolated village, in 1953, a wedding is interrupted by the news about the death of Stalin. Because any public celebration is forbidden, they decide to turn the happy event into a silent wedding. (87 mins.)
Director: Horatiu Malaele
 
39.
Bless You, Prison (2002)
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Based on Nicole Valery-Grossu's European best seller autobiographic novel "Bless you, prison", the film is a true story... (90 mins.)
 
40.
Sweet Little Lies (2012)
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The sweetest girl, Dana (Diana Dumitrescu) has to go out on a date with a broker, Dani (Andi Vasluianu) because her chubby friend... (98 mins.)
Director: Iura Luncasu
 
41.
A Farewell to Fools (2013)
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Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier. (85 mins.)
Director: Bogdan Dreyer
 
42.
Rocker (2012)
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A desperate father deals with the problems of his drug addicted son. (90 mins.)
Director: Marian Crisan
 
43.
Aferim! (2015)
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Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife. (108 mins.)
Director: Radu Jude
 
44.
The Japanese Dog (2013)
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When a flood strikes Costache's village in Romania, his wife Maria and all of their possessions are swept away... (86 mins.)
 
45.
Sieranevada (2016)
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Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death. (173 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
46.
Actorul si salbaticii (1975)
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(150 mins.)
Director: Manole Marcus
 
47.
The Treasure (2015)
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Costi is a family man whose cash-strapped neighbor makes him an intriguing proposition: help him find the fortune reportedly buried somewhere on the grounds of his family's country home in Romania and split the profits. (89 mins.)
 
48.
Soapte de amor (1994)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Mircea Daneliuc
 
49.
Sundays on Leave (1993)
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(104 mins.)
 
50.
6.9 pe scara Richter (2016)
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A humble Romanian actor in his 40's, hardly surviving between a complicated part in a musical, a depressed wife, and the obsession of an imminent, devastating earthquake, becomes the victim of his manipulative father. (117 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil