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Lucian Pintilie (screenplay)
Ion Luca Caragiale (based on work by)
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Directed by
Lucian Pintilie 
 
Writing credits
Lucian Pintilie (screenplay)

Ion Luca Caragiale (based on work by) (as I.L. Caragiale)

Produced by
Bujor T. Rîpeanu .... delegate producer
 
Cinematography by
Florin Mihailescu 
 
Film Editing by
Eugenia Naghi 
 
Production Design by
Paul Bortnowski  (as Paul Bortnovschi)
Nicolae Schiopu 
 
Costume Design by
Doina Levinta 
 
Makeup Department
Elena Gheorghiu .... assistant makeup artist
Dana Lesu .... assistant makeup artist
Dana Roseanu .... assistant makeup artist
Elena Rucareanu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Titi Popescu .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ovidiu Draganescu .... second assistant director
Mariana Petculescu .... assistant director
Rada Prejbeanu .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Ioan Mircea .... set construction supervisor
Ioana Paunica .... assistant set decorator
Emanuel Pîrlea .... property master
Daniel Raduta .... assistant set decorator
Marius Sîrbu .... property master
 
Sound Department
Andrei Papp .... sound engineer
Gabriel Pavelescu .... sound assistant
 
Special Effects by
Alexandru Mocanu .... pyrotechnics
Nicolae Novac .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stefan Ciurea .... still photographer
Alexandru Dumitru .... grip
Mihai Ionita .... gaffer
Ion Manolache .... grip
Mihai Mihailescu .... second assistant camera
Petre Petrescu .... first assistant camera
Ion Udrescu .... dolly grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dan Coman .... assistant costume designer
Margareta Farcas .... wardrobe mistress
Marie-Jeanne Grigoriu .... assistant costume designer
Mariana Teica .... wardrobe mistress
 
Editorial Department
Elena Fister .... assistant editor
Tudora Ilie .... assistant editor (as Tudorita Ilie)
Emilia Raducanu .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Vlad Chirileanu .... production assistant
Viorica Dinca .... production assistant
Gheorghe Georgescu .... production assistant
Maria Gologan .... production assistant
Constantin Harea .... production assistant
Malu Iosif .... choreographer
Alexandru Mateescu .... production assistant
Franciscus Mirco .... animal wrangler
Domnica Radulescu .... production secretary
Mihai Stavila .... production assistant
 

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A tour-de-force, 12 November 2013
Author: Ana_Banana from Romania

It had all the good premises: a great director, an all-star cast, and it was based on the works of a great author. Still...

After the first shocks triggered by its naturalism and the real delight of many memorable satirical scenes (the heated political discourse in the public bath, the chase in the barbershop, the 'patriotic' Marseillaise singing, the eulogy for Mitica, and so on), the viewer becomes a bit uncomfortable.

There is something over the top and inauthentic with all that boorish vulgarity and gratuitous violence, and most of all with the directorial post-modern 'reflections' (though his final verdict 'Let them die stupid' is not that exaggerated, as Caragiale himself has said he hated his characters). It's like seeing the world only through dark lenses.

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