'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is ... See full summary »
Alexandra Maria Lara
Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
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 »
It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »
On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of ... See full summary »
Three films based on Three Conversations by Russian writer and philosopher Vladimir Solovyov.The actors' 'exercises' develop into a minimalistic trilogy on cinema and literature, social and spiritual life, acting in film and in real life.
Life could be wonderful for Livia and Marco: they are good-looking, young, and the parents of Tim. He is nine months old and his high-pitched wailing is wearing their patience thinner by ... See full summary »
Alexandra Maria Lara,
"Offset" was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen. It starts of not to bad, and issues like interculturality and integration are no doubt interesting and promising. But the movie fails completely in dealing with these topics in a decent way. It was not the shallow plot, nor the average acting that displeased me, I could deal with that. But this movie reviews all the clichés about Germany, as well as about Romania, in a way that made me really angry. The moral of the story seems to be that "cultural barriers" can not be crossed, Romanians tend to be irrational and violent, etc. etc.
Watching "Offset" was not only a loss of time, it also reproduces racist stereotypes and clichés. If it was meant to be a political statement too, it's totally irresponsible.
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