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Cristian Mungiu

Cristian Mungiu was born on April 27, 1968 in Iasi, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Beyond the Hills (2012) and Tales from the Golden Age (2009). See full bio »

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Beyond the Hills
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 2016 Graduation
 2012 Beyond the Hills (screenplay)
 2010 Stopover (Short)
 2010 Outbound (story)
 2009 Tales from the Golden Age (written by)
 2005 Canton (Short)
 2005 Bucuresti-Berlin (Short)
 2005/I Lost and Found (episode "Turkey Girl")
 2002 Occident
 2000 Nothing by Chance (Short)
 2000 The Firemen's Choir (Short)
 2000 Zapping (Short)
 1998 The Hand of Paulista (Short)
 1997 Mariana (Short)
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Christian Mungiu


5' 5¼" (1.66 m)

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[on his biography] I had to do something to avoid going into the army at eighteen, so I studied philosophy and then became a journalist and teacher in my hometown. After the fall of communism, I kept working for a few years but finally had no excuse and said if this is what I want to do I can do it now. So I moved to Bucharest and studied film, and moved up from there.[2014] See more »


Cristian Mungiu studied directing at the 'National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (UNATC)' in Bucharest, Romania and graduated in 1998. Established in 1954 and named after classic Romanian playwright Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), the public university has faculties for theatre and film and offers programs in Directing, Acting, Cinematography, Editing, Sound, Audiovisual ... See more »

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