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 »
Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before Christmas.
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 »
Delia, a young Romanian girl, comes to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she has won in a contest organized by a soft-drinks company. The prize is a beautiful new car. All Delia has to do now is appear in front of the camera in a commercial. All goes well until it becomes clear that Delia and her parents have very different ideas about what to do with the new car. Meanwhile, the contest's sponsor needs a radiant prize-winner with a gleaming smile. A wicked satire and a psychological portrait of a society perverted by its slavery to capitalism and consumerism. Written by
Warsaw Film Festival
When the family reaches the filming site, they park their car in the parking lot near the fountain, next to the faculty of Architecture. But when the girl has a fight with her dad, and finally accepts to sign for the papers to sell the car, the car is parked near the filming site, next to the sidewalk. See more »
Sadly I completely disagree with the previous comment. This pathetic excuse for a movie was poorly shot and edited, with a weak - or rather -non-existent story line. Better suited to be a work of a film student in his or her first year, not a feature film representing Romanian cinematography worldwide. Could possibly make a decent short film... Or a TV film... if the story were expanded and more characterisation added. Zero portrayal of the Romanian society's struggle with consumerism, which theme it purports to tackle, or any broader social commentary that a viewer may relate to. The original idea was good maybe but in no way viable enough for a full-blown feature. Don't waste your time! The first time ever when I wanted to ask for my money back at the cinema...
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