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Corneliu Porumboiu

Corneliu Porumboiu was born in 1975 in Vaslui, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006), Police, Adjective (2009) and When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013). See full bio »
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 2015 The Treasure
 2013 The Unsaved
 2009 Police, Adjective (screenplay)
 2004 Liviu's Dream (Short)
 2003 A Trip to the City (Short) (writer)
 2002 Gone with the Wine (Short)
 2001 Love ... Sorry (Short)
 2000 Graffiti (Short)
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[on The Treasure (2015)] At the beginning, I wanted to make a documentary. A friend of mine, Adrian Purcarescu, who is an actor and director, told me about a legend, according to which the people in his great grandparents' village had buried their fortunes before the arrival of the communists. I took a film crew with me, a specialist also joined us with a metal detector, and we all went to search... See more »


Member of the 'Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury' at the 64th Cannes International Film Festival in 2011.

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