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The Graduates (1986)
"Liceenii" (original title)

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The love story of two tenth-graders in Romania before the revolution.



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Oana Sîrbu ...
Cesonia Postelnicu ...
Tamara Buciuceanu-Botez ...
Ion Caramitru ...
Silviu Stanculescu ...
Serban's Father
Dorina Lazar ...
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Sebastian Papaiani ...
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Cristina Deleanu ...
The High-school Principal
Iarina Demian ...
Dana's Mother
Liviu Craciun ...
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Catalin Paduraru ...


The love story of two tenth-graders in Romania before the revolution.

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27 October 1986 (Romania)  »

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One of the best Romanian teenage movies
4 April 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

An excellent movie. Maybe it's relevant only for ex-communists countries, because the action takes place in a communists country, and you can see lots of those elements. If you ignore all this, it reminds you of your days as a high school teenage. Beside that the actors like Tamara Buciuceanu or Ion Caramitru are very good actors and they fit being teachers. Comparing to US movies on this subject (high school teenage), it's not a big difference and the main ideas are pretty much the same, the understanding teacher, loved by students and the sever teacher who scares students, or the love stories between the students are all seen in US movies. But the particularity of this movie is that it's more closer to me or to other ex-communists countries because my days being a high school student are pretty much like those in movie. That's why I rated this movie with 10/10

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