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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 Sieranevada (2016). He has been married to Anca Puiu since April 21, 1998. They have three children. See full bio »

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Aurora Writer
Sieranevada Writer
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 2016 Sieranevada
 2014 Ponts de Sarajevo (segment "Das Spektrum Europas")
 2010/I Aurora (written by)
 2006 Offset
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[on Aurora (2010)] Remember that I am a storyteller and one of the first lessons of cinema is that it is an art of ellipsis. In this film, I didn't hide things. I observed and then kept just moments that I thought were revelatory for the story I'm going to tell.[2010] See more »


President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 16th Sarajevo International Film Festival in 2010. See more »

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