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Sieranevada (2016)

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Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death.

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Cristi Puiu

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Cristi Puiu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mimi Branescu ... Lary
Judith State Judith State ... Sandra
Bogdan Dumitrache ... Relu
Dana Dogaru Dana Dogaru ... Nusa Mirica
Sorin Medeleni Sorin Medeleni ... Toni
Ana Ciontea Ana Ciontea ... Aunt Ofelia
Rolando Matsangos Rolando Matsangos ... Gabi
Catalina Moga Catalina Moga ... Laura
Marin Grigore Marin Grigore ... Sebi
Tatiana Iekel ... Aunt Evelina
Marian Râlea Marian Râlea ... Mr. Popescu
Ioana Craciunescu Ioana Craciunescu ... Mrs. Popescu
Ilona Brezoianu ... Cami
Simona Ghita Simona Ghita ... Simona
Andi Vasluianu ... Mihaita
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Three days after the terrorist attack on the offices of Parisian weekly Charlie Hebdo and forty days after the death of his father, Lary, a doctor in his forties is about to spend the Saturday at a family gathering to commemorate the deceased. But the occasion does not go according to expectations. Forced to confront his fears and his past, to rethink the place he holds within the family, Lary finds himself constraint to tell his version of the truth. Written by 69. Cannes International Film Festival 2016

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Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

3 August 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sierra-Nevada See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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€1,400,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Won the 'Golden Bicycle' award at the 14th Zagreb Film Festival in 2016, presented to the best film in the 'Together Again' section. See more »

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Flori de camp
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Composed by Florin Bogardo
Lyrics by Tania Lovinescu
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Annoyingly pretentious and 2 hours too long
16 December 2016 | by Mali MarinkoSee all my reviews

As said already, annoyingly pretentious and 2 hours too long. Not even close to recent works of Cristi Puiu. Movie will fit hipsters and those who like pretend to be smarter then others. From almost 3h movie filmed in small space i would expect much better atmosphere that would suck up you into screen. Characters undefined, which should be stronger part as movie is that long. Some of characters (drunk student) introduced without any need but probably had to cause of cooproduction with other countries. Very weak.

Only good thing is great acting of some of the actors, but even that cannot hide pathetic tries of Puiu to be "different".

Fail.


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