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Horia Patrascu (novel)
Horia Patrascu (screenplay)
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1968 (Romania) See more »
A prosecutor, policemen and teacher bring the students Vuica and Nicu to a restaurant to re-enact their drunken brawl there, and have it filmed to show the effects of alcoholism. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
George Constantin ... Procurorul
Emil Botta ... Paveliu
George Mihaita ... Vuica
Vladimir Gaitan ... Nicu
Ernest Maftei ... Dumitrescu
Ileana Popovici ... Domnisoara
Stefan Moisescu ... Dragan
Nikolaus Wolcz ... Vlad (as Niky Volcz)
Ion Radulescu ... Toma
Nita Anastase
Vasile Alexandru
Teodor Berca
Elena Fronus

Directed by
Lucian Pintilie 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Horia Patrascu  novel
Horia Patrascu  screenplay
Lucian Pintilie 

Produced by
Mihai Opris .... producer
Cinematography by
Sergiu Huzum 
Film Editing by
Eugenia Naghi 
Production Design by
Aureliu Ionescu  (as Aurel Ionescu)
Costume Design by
Aureliu Ionescu 
Florina Tomescu 
Makeup Department
Paraschiva Coman .... makeup artist
Production Management
Gheorghe Löve .... production manager (as Gheorghe Löwe)
Alexandru Nae .... production manager
Ion Radulescu .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edith Mandel .... assistant director
Sound Department
Andrei Papp .... sound editor
Eugen Zaharia .... sound assistant
Camera and Electrical Department
Stefan Ciurea .... still photographer
Paul Misirgic .... assistant camera
Dinu Tanase .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maria Stan .... wardrobe
Mariuca Teodoru .... wardrobe (as Maria Teodoru)
Editorial Department
Rodica Bokor .... second editor
Angela Pascu .... grader
Iulia Vincenz .... assistant editor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Reconstituirea" - Romania (original title)
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100 min
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Named the best Romanian movie of all times by the Romanian Movie Critics Association.See more »
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Referenced in Closer to the Moon (2014)See more »


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memorable, 9 February 2015
Author: Armand from Romania

it could have different definition - masterpiece, cultural tool of resistance against Comunist regime, source of splendid scenes, a protest, a cry. in fact it is only a good film. useful support for reflection about the politic influence in ordinary life, about delicate feelings and the pressure of the rules. a film about people as individuality and as inform group. a film about the truth before the propaganda slices. honest. cruel. memorable. maybe one of the best movies by Pintilie. or a real revelation about Romanian cinema for the West. a film like root of a manner to say the truth in precise and delicate manner. that is all. maybe, a phenomenon. or a very useful mirror for each totalitarian regime.

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