Paul Negoescu‘s Povestea unui pierde-vară/The Story of a Summer Lover is currently running in cinemas and if you have enjoyed that one, here is...

Romanian film review – Better than in the movies: Chuck Norris vs. Communism

Trying to catch a film on TV at a decent hour is often impossible. Why Romanian stations prefer to air good movies after only...

Romanian film review – Exploding girl: The World Is Mine

Real, foul-mouthed and uncompromising, The World Is Mine has more energy than all this year's films put together and so much girl power it...

Romanian film review – Tracing the real: Astra Film Festival

If you're in Sibiu at the moment, you have no excuse for not checking out Astra. If you are not and have some time...

Romanian film review – Crime and complicity: One Floor Below

Radu Muntean is a filmmaker of great precision and his latest film is a masterclass in faultless, highly precise filmmaking. The most exciting release...

Romanian film review – Way of the drugs: The Network

A documentary on cancer treatment may not be your first choice for an evening at the movies. Still, it should be, because Claudiu Mitcu's...

Romanian film review – Under starry skies: Anonimul Film Festival

One festival follows another these days, so you could rush from Transylvania's picturesque Biertan, the location of Romania's only horror and fantasy fest Full...

Romanian film review – Sharks, dinosaurs and Brigitte Bardot: Caravana Metropolis

Summertime is open-air time. The fourth edition of Caravana Metropolis/The Metropolis Caravan has been doing outdoor screenings in five cities: Arad, Timișoara, Brașov, Bucharest...

Romanian film review – (Im)Moral tales of the 1990s: The Conjugal Bed

Fortunately, Romanian films are often on TV these days. Unfortunately, many of them are forgettable adventure or romance flicks. Once in a while though,...

Romanian film review – Summer (crime) fun: B.D. la munte și la mare

Summer's here and I've been wracking my brains what to suggest for such tropical temperatures until I remembered an all-time summer comedy classic. It's...

Romanian film review – Gold diggers: The Treasure

Three guys look for a treasure in grandfather's garden. This would sum up the plot of Corneliu Porumboiu's latest, Comoara/The Treasure. But the deceptively...

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