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

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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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7 March 2008 (Romania)  »

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The Rest is Silence (2007) had a budget of EUR2.43m and is the most expensive all-Romanian movie ever made.[2008] See more »

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Carol I: A "director"...?... So what the hell does this child do?
Grig: Me, I reign, Sire!
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7 July 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Well first of all I like the title : it is very suggestive , very theatrical . This movie is a needed change of rhythm in the Romanian cinema because it is depicting an episode of pioneering cinema in Romania . The year is 1912 but INDEPENDENCE WAR do not forget : is not the very first Romanian movie , maybe it is the first historical movie , even from the historical point of view the real UNION came in 1918 with Basarabia and Transilvania joining Valahia and Moldova ...but we are getting too much into national history .That era depicted in film is when Bucharest was opening more to European influences and especially french culture , it later became LITTLE Paris and it was not an exaggeration at all. French was spoken by aristocrats , intellectuals , artists and even common people. Of course the movie is got a lot of comic moments , we are Romanians N'EST CE PAS ? Do not forget also that haughty people they despised cinema , they preferred theater . I know they we're right but , let's get over it . Cinema was incredible cheap , even in those days , it was a sort of entertainment for low social classes , for the mob . But of course in time people they changed up minds , it is to admire the passion the people involved in this project they sacrifice to see their dream come true . Also it is showing us how VOLATILE and transient the films are ......they burn so easily .I enjoyed watching this movie , and is a nice feeling to know that they are still people who cares about CINEMA .


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