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Amintiri din epoca de aur (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy , History | 26 August 2011 (USA)
Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

Writer:

Cristian Mungiu

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diana Cavallioti ... Crina (segment "The Legend of the Air Sellers")
Radu Iacoban ... Bughi (segment "The Legend of the Air Sellers")
Vlad Ivanov ... Grigore (segment "The Legend of the Chicken Driver")
Tania Popa Tania Popa ... Camelia (segment "The Legend of the Chicken Driver")
Liliana Mocanu Liliana Mocanu ... Marusia (segment "The Legend of the Chicken Driver")
Alexandru Potocean ... The Secretary (segment "The Legend of the Official Visit")
Teodor Corban ... The Mayor (segment "The Legend of the Official Visit")
Emanuel Parvu ... The Party Inspector (segment "The Legend of the Official Visit")
Calin Chirila Calin Chirila ... The Party Activist (segment "The Legend of the Party Activist")
Romeo Tudor Romeo Tudor ... The Shepherd (segment "The Legend of the Party Activist")
Avram Birau Avram Birau ... The Photographer (segment "The Legend of the Party Photographer")
Paul Dunca Paul Dunca ... The Photographer's Assistant (segment "The Legend of the Party Photographer")
Viorel Comanici Viorel Comanici ... The Party Secretary (segment "The Legend of the Party Photographer")
Ion Sapdaru Ion Sapdaru ... Policeman Alexa (segment "The Legend of the Greedy Policeman")
Virginia Mirea Virginia Mirea ... Policeman's Wife (segment "The Legend of the Greedy Policeman")
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Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

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Genres:

Comedy | History

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Romania | France

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

26 August 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tales from the Golden Age See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Shown at Leeds International Film Festival (UK) on the 11th & 12th of November, 2009. See more »

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6 March 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

a bizarre film. first because its target seems be the generations under Ceaușescu regime. then, because it gives the illusion to recreate the essence of a period. not the last, because it is only one of films after 1990 from the Romanian cinematography who represents a fight against a corpse, a form of exorcism against the past. for me it is not easy to say if I hate it or I am amused about it. because it has the desire to be a honest exam about the hypocrisy of Communism. but itself is far to be honest. because, in a new political system, after twenty years after the fall of Ceaușescu dictatorship, the scenes are like joke contest around the fire , in a trip. ferocious, clever, amusing, ironical. but the presented events are pieces of a lost past. so, the reality who is blamed is itself a form of fiction.


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