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Next Stop Paradise (1998)

Terminus paradis (original title)
Norica's character was the best acting in many Romanian view!

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Cast

Credited cast:
Costel Cascaval ...
Mitu
Dorina Chiriac ...
Norica
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Vatasescu
Victor Rebengiuc ...
Grigore Cafanu
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Cpt. Burci
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Nelu
Dan Tudor
Doru Ana ...
Gili
Petrica Gheorghiu
Cornel Scripcaru
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Coca Bloos ...
Mitu's Mother
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Soldat
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Nicu
Cosmin Selesi ...
Zache
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The Bucharest's suburb, a torrid summer day. Norica, a waitress and Mitu, a swineherd, meet and tease each other and starts a beverage competition. Their relationship is not just a one-night stand. It would end with a marriage, if Norica wouldn't want to marry Gili, her 50's boss and boyfriend, and if Mitu wouldn't have to make two years of military service. Mitu's passion for Norica will make him to get in trouble: drove by his obsession for her, he makes something unforgettable. The society's resorts start moving and hunting the couple... Written by Peepyna

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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7 October 1998 (France)  »

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When Costel Cascaval announces that he will be joining army no matter what, his mother is not wearing her glasses as she cries. In the next shot, when she is pushed out of the car, she is wearing glasses. See more »

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This is more than a movie. This is real Romanian life!
21 June 2007 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Terminus Paradis is the movie that impressed me the most until now. It's about life and how to make a living. It's about the impossibility to make a family in Romania, because of hard living. The language is exactly the language of every Romanian: dirty, mean, sick, intrigant, etc. I personally know Costel Cascaval (Mitu in the movie) and I've discussed with him about this movie. Again I'm telling you: it's not a movie, it's a FACT, it's real life! And the actors, they're not acting, they just play their roles. Nothing is fake! Everything is reality! In the army service everything happens like you saw in the movie. In Romania, everything goes like it was presented there!


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