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Liviu Ciulei (1923–2011)

Liviu Ciulei was one of the most important directors in Romanian cinema. Born on July 7th 1923 in Bucharest, he was raised in a family of intellectuals. His father was a renowned architect. Ciulei studied architecture himself, and then he attended 'The Royal College of Theater and Music of Bucharest'. His debut as an actor came with the 1946 stage ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Forest of the Hanged
Forest of the Hanged Captain Klapka
Eruptia Director
La 'Moara cu noroc'
La 'Moara cu noroc' Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1979 Falansterul
Dinicu Golescu
 1975 Mastodontul
 1975 Muschetarul român
 1974 Ceata
 1973 August in flacari (TV Movie)
Ionescu - Tismana
 1973 Cantemir
 1972 Decolarea
Old pilot Barcan
 1971 Facerea lumii
 1965 Forest of the Hanged
Captain Klapka
 1961 Soldati fara uniforma
 1954 The Sun Rises
 1953 Nepotii gornistului
 1951 In sat la noi
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(June 1981 to April 1982) He was director, set designer and artistic director for William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Francois De La Giroday, Frances Conroy, Boyd Gaines and Ken Ruta in the cast. Jack Edwards was costume designer. Duane ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

The most beautiful scene I have ever directed in my career is the last scene of Forest of the Hanged (1965). We see a young peasant woman preparing the last meal for the man she loves who is sentenced to death by hanging-a man, a woman, bread, salt and wine, love, life and death.


Graduate of the Dramatic Arts Institute, Bucharest, 1946 See more »

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