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Cristi Puiu

Cristi Puiu was born on April 3, 1967 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), Aurora (2010) and Stuff and Dough (2001). He has been married to Anca Puiu since April 21, 1998. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2016 Sieranevada
 2014 Bridges of Sarajevo (segment "Das Spektrum Europas")
 2010/I Aurora (written by)
 2006 Offset
 2004 Cigarettes and Coffee (Short)
 2003 Niki and Flo (writer)
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 2016 Sieranevada
 2014 Bridges of Sarajevo (segment "Das Spektrum Europas")
 2010/I Aurora
 2004 Cigarettes and Coffee (Short)
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 2010/I Aurora
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 2009 Francesca (producer)
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 2009 The New Wave of the Romanian Cinema (Documentary)
 2009 Cinemaguerilla (Documentary)

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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People call me a film director now. And before I started doing this I was a painter. And I think it is stupid in both cases. It's hard for me to believe in this. I enjoy this activity, but it is very hard for me to start because I am questioning the roots, the basis of this activity. What is the point of making films or telling stories? There are too many stories already, and all these stories ... See more »


President of the jury at the GoEast Film Festival Wiesbaden in 2012. See more »

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