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 the examination of truth in Sieranevada (2016)] I think it's very serious what's happening. We need to rely on some kind of truth. And you look around and it's impossible to find. We keep saying this is truth, and we keep on forgetting and letting ourselves choose the comfortable way, and don't ask ourselves questions that put our own decisions in the discussion and not the decisions of ... See more »


President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 16th Sarajevo International Film Festival in 2010. See more »

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