A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her ... See full summary »
The hero is a retired army officer in the period of transition in Romania from the Communist rule to democracy. As many aged people during these times he loses a lot in position and ... See full summary »
In post-Ceausescu Bucharest, everybody is struggling to make a living. Vasile Potop, a movie theatre manager, tries to find money for an abortion for his wife Carolina, because he cannot ... See full summary »
A moving coming of age story in a time of extreme change: on August 23, 1944 in a small city in Romanian Transylvania, the 16 year old Felix Goldschmidt awaits his classmates for their ... See full summary »
In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.
Occident is a bittersweet comedy that focuses on the growing tendency of Eastern European youth to migrate west. When the amicable Luci (Alexandru Papadopol) and his beautiful lover Sorina ... See full summary »
more than Jules Verne novel adaptation, it is a Stere Gulea film. a film who preserves original atmosphere but gives to it new interesting nuances. a film about ideal and fight - against yourself - , about victories as precious drawings and need of success. change of a world, a political event and a young man who search transform the time. and, sure, a castle. only as sign of this search. it is a film of emotions in veil of Verdi music and in the delicate image of Maria Bănică character. it is, in same measure, a film about clash between honey of past and a future without borders or real identity. in fact, a kind of poem. a sea of silence
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