Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and ...
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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.
Alex, in his mid-thirties, is a quite neurotic character. When his mother is hospitalized with a stroke, the caring son's life gets out of track. At the hospital he finds himself in a ... See full summary »
Security guard Aurel (Andi Vasluianu) and his wife Irene have a moderately happy marriage and a moderately comfortable lifestyle in urban Romania. Irene takes a working trip to Cairo and ... See full summary »
Musician Gabriel and dimpled dry-cleaning proprietress Gabriela live like two strangers who no longer see each other. But in humorous contrast to their staid, passionless lives, characters ... See full summary »
Paul Octavian Diaconescu
Mr. Lazarescu, a 63 year old lonely man feels sick and calls the ambulance. When it arrives, the paramedic decides he should take him to the hospital but once there they decide to send him ... See full summary »
A 12 year old boy and his single mother live parallel lives. The boy spends his days alone while his mother works and goes out with her friends. The boy's solitude is both a source of ... See full summary »
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Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and dearest to her, various untold truths unravel. Written by
I saw this movie at RIFF in Iceland. It is a great movie with a very good performance from all the actors. 'its like watching a reality show.... The story is very touching and the way it is shoot confirmed once again that Romanian cinema it is probably one of the best in the world at this time. Has a lot from the Italian "neorealism" but keeps its originality. It is very violent but not necessary as action but more from a situation point of view. It is not easy to explain, there is fear from the beginning to the end. I read that the film was banned at the festival in Venice were it had the world premiere. I don't really see the reason. Congrats to the team that made it! I understood that Cristi Puiu it is also involved. We love "Lasarescu" too! Puiu won in 2005 the best prize in Reykjavik. I think that in Romania they must have a great film school.
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