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The Rest is Silence (2007)
"Restul e tacere" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  7 March 2008 (Romania)
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In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »

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Grigore 'Grig' Ursache
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Leon Negrescu
Mirela Zeta ...
Emilia
Sandu Mihai Gruia ...
Iancu Ursache
Valentin Popescu ...
Catargiu
Nicu Mihoc ...
Anton Vorbula
Gavril Patru ...
The Cameraman
Silviu Biris ...
Raoul
Vlad Zamfirescu ...
Nutu Ferefide
Samuel Tastet ...
Raymond Duffin
Florin Zamfirescu ...
Colonel Guta - Chief of Police
Alexandru Hasnas ...
King Carol I
Ioana Bulca ...
Aristizza
Eric Coustaud ...
Leroy
Constantin Dita ...
Art Student
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In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War that had been fought in 1877. Now, "Restul e tacere" tells us, in a loose and half-fictionalized way, the story of this movie making. Written by Mihnea Columbeanu

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first post-revolutionary fairy tale
13 January 2009 | by (Luxembourg) – See all my reviews

For 20 years I have been waiting for a Romanian movie that I could actually enjoy. Don't get me wrong, I am not about to comment from an advised point of view the post-revolutionary Romanian cinematography - I am sure it is of great value, but I have simple tastes - I like emotions and I like beauty wherever I can find it. Seeing this movie I was moved to tears by its simple yet very clever story, nice decent humor and lovely settings. And hearing again my lovely language - I cannot tell you what it felt like - no swearing, no ugly words, just pure poetry. THANK YOU. This last part of my message is addressed to the administrator of the IMDb site. I must say I am not particularly pleased with this rule that states that our comments must be at least 10 rows long. Comments should be as lengthy as they must be, I see no reason why I should invent things just to get published.


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