Cristian Mungiu

  • Cristian Mungiu – R.M.N. (2022)

    2021-2030ArthouseCristian MungiuDramaRomania

    “A non-judgmental analysis of the driving forces of human behavior when confronted with the unknown, of the way we perceive the other and on how we relate to an unsettling future.” IMDbRead More »

  • Cristian Mungiu – Bacalaureat AKA Graduation (2016)

    2011-2020Cristian MungiuDramaRomania

    Though she’s won a scholarship and just needs to pass her final exams, the dreams of a small mountain town physician’s daughter could be jeopardized when she’s attacked.Read More »

  • Cristian Mungiu – Dupa dealuri AKA Beyond the Hills (2012)

    2011-2020Cristian MungiuDramaRomania

    In an isolated Orthodox convent in Romania, Alina has just been reunited with Voichita after spending several years in Germany. The two young women have supported and loved each other since meeting as children in an orphanage.

    Alina wants Voichita to leave and return with her to Germany, but Voichita has found refuge in faith and a family in the nuns and their priest, and refuses. Alina cannot understand her friend’s choice. In her attempt to win back Voichita’s affection, she challenges the priest. She is taken to hospital and the people of the monastery start to suspect that she is possessed. —Wild BunchRead More »

  • Cristian Mungiu – Occident AKA West (2002)

    2001-2010ComedyCristian MungiuRomania

    Occident is a bittersweet comedy that focuses on the growing tendency of Eastern European youth to migrate west. When the amicable Luci (Alexandru Papadopol) and his beautiful lover Sorina (Anca Androne) are evicted from their apartment, Sorina decides they must visit her father’s grave and ask for a “sign”. Seconds later, Luci is hit in the head by a bottle and taken to the hospital by a Frenchman. Despite her love for Luci, Sorina believes a life with security takes precedence over romance, and moves in with the good samaritan. Read More »

  • Cristian Mungiu – 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile AKA 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (2007)

    2001-2010Cristian MungiuDramaRomania

    Romania, 1987, the brutal Ceausescu communist regime is in place; birth control is illegal and abortion is a crime punishable by death. Gabita (Laura Vasliu) is almost five months into an unwanted pregnancy and in meek desperation turns to her friend and roommate, Otilia (Anamaria Marinca) for help in organizing an illegal termination. Unfortunate circumstances force the two women to use an unwanted male abortionist, Bebe (Vlad Ivanov). The bleakness of the storyline expresses a dark socio-political critique in the twilight years of a repressive dictatorship.Read More »

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