Radu Mihăileanu hit instant stardom with his 1998 drama Train of Life/Trenul vieţii, an ingenious, moving story of a group of Jews who think...

Romanian film review – Crossing borders: European Film Festival

The 21st edition of the European Film Festival has just ended in Bucharest and hit the road to Iași, Gura Humorului, Târgu Mureș, and...

videoRomanian film review – Where the Money Is: Kapitalism – Our Improved Formula

So far, 2017 has turned out to be an agitated year, making several questions acutely (and painfully) relevant: how did Romania get here, what...
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videoRomanian film review – What to Watch in April: Far From Here & Portraits...

If your are looking for a Romanian film to watch at the cinema these days, there are no less than three to choose from....

Romanian film review – Holding a mirror to the world: One World Romania

“The tenth year. We'll get over our fear.” This was the (rhyming) motto of this year's One World Romania, turning ten. From its very...
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videoRomanian film review – Love and Need: Ana, Mon Amour

The winner of this year’s Silver Bear for best editing at the Berlinale premiered in Romania recently. A shattering story of a troubled relationship,...

Romanian film review: Movies by Dana Bunescu, award-winning film editor

...and the 2017 Oscar went to: well, not to Toni Erdmann. Romania hasn't scored the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, as very much...
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videoRomanian film review – Fathers and Daughters: Toni Erdmann

Fabulous news for local cinema: Romania has a film running for an Oscar! Here's Ioana Moldovan's review of Toni Erdmann.  It's not Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada,...

A promenade on the Croisette: Romanian film at Cannes

Simona Fodor looks at Romania's history at the Cannes film festival. Romanian cinema has had a landmark moment at this year’s edition of the Cannes...

Romanian film review – Growing up is hard to do: Back Home

Acasă la tata/Back Home is Andrei Cohn's feature debut and one of the more interesting releases of last autumn. Somehow I missed covering it...

Romanian film review – Three stories for the holidays

It's that time of the year again and I hope it's as happy and harmonious as possible. If you do feel like having a...
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