The story takes place in 2010, in a post-communist Romania, in which some of those who fully lived in the communist period don't seem to fit anymore. The main character and her husband are ... See full summary »
A humble Romanian actor in his 30s, hardly surviving between a complicated part in a musical, a depressed wife, and the obsession of an imminent, devastating earthquake, becomes the victim of his manipulative father.
Hawaii is a story on the struggle of inheriting $3 million in communist-era Romania when owning $1 could mean losing your freedom and touches on the theme of how money could buy if not happiness, at least the freedom to choose unhappiness.
Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
The story is set in 1968, when a Romanian-German family from the city of Arad starts a journey to the German Democratic Republic, where the older son, Mihai, hopes that surgical intervention for his ailing father will restore the family's harmony. Accompanied by Emil, the younger brother, they will be caught in the aftermath of the Prague Spring, which will alter their plans.Written by
I'm a romanian born during the communist era, this film's action is placed around the years I came to the world. So I've watched this film primarily for understanding my parent's life. Well, not only I know a bit more, but I've discovered a touching and very deeply sensitive author and film director. There are moments in the film I couldn't help it and had tears in the eyes. Then other moments where deep human relationships gave me hope. And she's already understanding the problems idealists can create. She has it all, as far as I can say.
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