Cristi Puiu

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Cristi Puiu was born on April 3, 1967 in Bucharest, Romania. He is a writer and director, known for Aurora (2010), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) and Sieranevada (2016). He has been married to Anca Puiu since April 21, 1998. They have three children. See full bio »

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Aurora Writer
Sieranevada Writer


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 2020 Manor House (screenplay)
 2016 Sieranevada (written by)
 2014 Bridges of Sarajevo (segment "Réveillon/Das Spektrum Europas")
 2010/I Aurora (written by)
 2006 Offset
 2004 Cigarettes and Coffee (Short)
 2003 Niki and Flo (writer)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)


Anca Puiu  (3 children)

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[on recurring characters in The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) and Aurora (2010)] It's important to point out that she's one of the doctors in The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) - it's the same Gina from that film. And Pusa's [Viorel's mother] next-door neighbor is the nurse from the ambulance in "Lazarescu". It's not just the same actress. And I wanted this nurse to have her own 'Mr. Lazarescu' at... See more »


Member of the 'Un Certain Regard' jury at the 60th Cannes International Film Festival in 2007. See more »

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