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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 (filming)
 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 (filming)
 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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Cinema is an instrument for investigating the real, for investigating life. OK, so there's another question that arises, which is: why fiction films? It's because fictions come from our minds. And so they're like evidence - evidence of a certain way of thinking about the world. The camera isn't moving accidentally; there's an intention. So cinema can be a kind of anthropological device for you to... See more »


President of the jury at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2010. See more »

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