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A landowner, a politician, a countess, a General and his wife gather in a spacious manor house and discuss death, war, progress and morality. As time passes by, the discussion becomes more serious and heated. (imdb)
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. (imdb)
13 European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo and what this city represents in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo incarnates today in Europe. From different generations and origins, these eminent filmmakers offer many singular styles and visions. François Schuiten, famous Belgian comic book artist (Cities of the Fantastic) imagined animated cartoon links in between these films. (imdb)
Three films based on Three Conversations by Russian writer and philosopher Vladimir Solovyov.The actors' 'exercises' develop into a minimalistic trilogy on cinema and literature, social and spiritual life, acting in film and in real life.
An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what seems to be a family. The same city, the same man: driving through traffic with two hand-made firing pins for a hunting rifle. The man is 42 years old, his name - Viorel... (imdb)
When Bridunsa, a secretary in a Romanian printing company, annouces her plans to marry her German printer boyfriend, the extreme reaction of her excentric boss and ex-lover treaten to ruin both their upcoming marriage and their lives. (Sengir)
One evening, Mr. Lazarescu, who lives alone, feels a bit dizzy. He finally ends up being driven away in an ambulance, which is the start of a tragicomic odyssey. Each doctor who examines him arrives at an entirely different diagnosis, and his emergency treatment is incessantly postponed. The physicians are deaf to the entreaties of the patient and his friends, and they are devoid of sympathy for the elderly Mr. Lazarescu as he again plunges into the Bucharest night.
Un cartus de kent si un pachet de cafea (2004) - Short Film
An old man enters a restaurant in Bucharest. He takes a seat at a table where a younger man who looks like he could be a successful businessman is already eating dessert. Their conversation revolves around a job opening for the older man, who has been out of work for two years (shortfilmcentral.com)
An aging military officer Niki Ardelean (Victor Rebengiuc) lives in Bucharest with his ill wife, Poucha (Coca Bloos). His son, Mihai (Marius Galea) was just killed in an accident, and his daughter, Angela (Dorina Chiriac), is pregnant. She has recently been married to Eugen Tufaru (Serban Pavlu), the son of Niki's best friend Florian (Razvan Vasilescu). Niki disagrees with Flo on many counts, especially when Angela and Eugen plan to move to the U.S. (ovguide.com)
Eager for cash to start his own business, ambitious Ovidiu agrees to deliver a suspicious package for a local gangster. Knowing he'll be paid well for the job, Ovidiu embarks on his journey from Constanta to Bucharest with two friend in tow. But the trio are unprepared for the difficulties ahead, including a mysterious jeep that seems to be following them. (Yahoo! Movies)