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Of Snails and Men (2012)

Despre oameni si melci (original title)
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The story of one man who tries to save his car factory

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Manuela
Dorel Visan ...
Vladimir
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Robert
Robinson Stévenin ...
Olivier
Andreea Bibiri ...
Ana
Ovidiu Crisan ...
Ion
Alina Berzunteanu ...
Carmen
Albert Dima ...
Viorel
Valeria Seciu ...
Tatiana
Ion Grosu ...
Mirel
Liliana Ghita ...
Manuela's mother
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dr. Gina Filip
Alin Panc ...
Alin
Sebastian Lupu ...
Sebi
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The story of one man who tries to save his car factory

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14 September 2012 (Romania)  »

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€1,200,000 (estimated)
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better than expected, funny and full of soul
14 June 2014 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

I went to this movie's screening as not my choice, somebody wanted to see and I was coming along. Though I was sitting in that theater expecting for some boredom, something else happened, it really opened an era in my cinematic life plans, now I want to watch other Romanian movies. What I liked about this movie is, it has good balance, between being funny and still also giving right information and director's own interpretation of it. Another fact this movie showed me was how workers everywhere around the world face similar problems, although Turkey has never had a communist era -but hey we had the military coup and other stuff, so still we have been taking in some punches too- I was still be able to relate to the problems Romanian people facing at the start of 90s. This is a movie for anyone from East Europe, feels like this movie is not just Romanian, but it spoke for a region and an era. Thank you for the pleasing 93 minutes!


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