As autumn approaches, the selection of films shown in cinemas is more varied, kicking off the season of the most-awaited releases of the year....

Romanian film review – Soldiers. Story from Ferentari

Adrian Schiop’s autobiographical novel was quite the sensation when it came out in 2013. Soldații. Poveste din Ferentari/Soldiers. Story from Ferentari has probably been...

Romanian film review – What keeps us together: European Film Festival 2018

If it’s May, it’s European Film Festival time. The annual fest, having kicked off Monday May 7 and ending on June 3, is celebrating...

Romanian film review – Into the wild: Untamed Romania

The latest Romanian premiere is not your usual cinema fare. It is a nature documentary, and it has been commissioned by the retailer Auchan...

videoRomanian film review – The rules of the game: Infinite Football

While the Romanian Berlinale winner, Adina Pintilie’s Touch Me Not, is still being discussed with great passion, one of the other two Romanian features...

videoRomanian film review – Striking Gold: Berlinale 2018

The Berlin International Film Festival has just ended and how wonderful to be able to say its big winner is a Romanian film! Congratulations to...

Romanian film review – Lives lost: Pororoca

The mysteriously titled Pororoca premiered last month and is still (scarcely) showing in Bucharest and several cities throughout the country. If you haven’t watched...

videoRomanian film review – Best of 2017

The end of a year also means a flood of best-of lists, and since I am always happy to jump on the list wagon,...
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videoRomanian film review – Four films for the season

If you need a break from the traditional Christmas frenzy, or, if possible, from the current social and political commotion, here's a small list...

videoRomanian film review – Behind closed doors: Sieranevada

Since we last talked about Dan Chișu's The Anniversary and its inevitable comparison to Cristi Puiu's Sieranevada, why not discuss the latter, not only...

videoRomanian film review – A family feast: The Anniversary

If  the latest Romanian film about a family reunion which goes hilariously wrong seems very familiar, you are right. Anyone who has seen Cristi...

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