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Dupa-amiaza unui tortionar (2001)

A young journalist interviews a man who was a torturer during the early days of the communist regime in Romania.

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Credited cast:
... Frant Tandara
Radu Beligan ... The professor
Ioana Ana Macaria ... The journalist
Coca Bloos ... Frant's wife
... The commissar
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Cristina Agachi ... The Aunt
... Ticuta
Marius Radu ... Frant as a child
Florin Roata ... The Father
Loredana Stefan ... Frant's Sister
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A young journalist interviews a man who was a torturer during the early days of the communist regime in Romania.

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A movie about atrocity but a movie that is beautiful too!
19 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

For my point of view this is the most beautiful movie done by Pintilie (maybe the most important Romanian director) until now, even if is not so popular. The movie tell the story of a guardian in the communist prisons that in the nowadays wants to confess all murders and awful things he done in those times. The drama of this man which in those times was a real evil man is that nobody seems to be interested in his fairly confession. He has isolated by the world in a country place and he suffers that nobody is interested in his drama, although if some journalists come time to time to make some news paper articles but they are not interested in the hole story. The relationship with his son makes the drama much more profound. His son contests his actions and himself in a very formal and ideologically way, being manipulated also by the previous leaders of the security which now are in the leading position too and they wants to move the attention from the subject. The performance of the main actor is excellent. In fact, the entire movie is constructed on the performance of the main actor. It is a low budget movie but all construction of the movie is very fit to the story. Very low tools are used; the entire action is developed in the square of the retired place from the country. But everything is completed by a very well chosen of a simply decor and by the great image of the film. It is very emotional film and very subtle from the cinematographic point of view.


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