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Romanian Film director Cristian Mungiu awarded the French Legion of Honor

Film director Cristian Mungiu received France’s highest distinction – the Legion of Honor in the rank of Knight, presented by French ambassador in Bucharest Michele Ramis on Thursday night. Cristian Mungiu is the winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme ...

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Ethan Hawke: “I don’t understand why I can’t get a part in Romania”

While recently in Romania to attend the American Independent Film Festival, US actor Ethan Hawke confessed he would like to star in a local movie. Boasting four Oscar nominations, two for acting and two for script, known for his performance ...

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Cristian Mungiu, the first Romanian filmmaker to preside the jury of the Cinefondation section at Cannes

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu will preside the jury of the Cinefondation section at Cannes film festival this year. Mungiu was also the first Romanian filmmaker who has been part of the jury of Cannes official competition in 2013. The jury ...

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Artist Ioan Gyuri Pascu dies aged 55

Actor, musician Ioan Gyuri Pascu has passed away on Monday morning, 55 years old, due to cardiopulmonary arrest, according to a statement by the Bucharest SMURD (Emergency Mobile Resuscitation and Extrication Service) co-ordinator, physician Bogdan Oprita. “Two SMURD crews went ...

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Mungiu’s ‘4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days’ ranked 15th in the top 100 best movies of the 21st century

BBC Culture included a Romanian film in the top 100 greatest films of the 21st century. Cristian Mungiu’s “Four months, three weeks and two days” ranks the honorable 15th position in 100. The BBC editors surveyed 177 film critics from ...

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Romanian Cristian Mungiu, French Olivier Assayas share the best director award at Cannes

Director Cristian Mungiu won the best director prize for “Bacalaureat/Graduation” feature film at the 69th edition of Cannes International Film Festival on Sunday evening. Mungiu shared the best director prize with French director Olivier Assayas, for “Personal Shopper”. Mungiu, who ...

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Cannes festival hits the road. Three Romanian films racing

The 69th edition of Cannes International Film Festival kicks off today, May 11, with three Romanian movies racing. This year Romania seems to enjoy the most consistent film presence in all the Cannes Festival’s history. Two Romanian feature films by ...

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Consistent Romanian presence at Cannes 2016. Two feature films racing for Palme d’Or, one selected for Un Certain Regards and two for the shorts section

Two Romanian feature films by famous directors Cristian Mungiu and Cristi Puiu were shortlisted in the official selection of the 69th edition of Cannes Film Festival due next month, the organizers announced on Thursday in a press conference. Bacalaureat, Cristian ...

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