Tag Archives: Radu Jude

Radu Jude – Plastic Semiotic (2021)

The life of human beings, seen from birth to old age. Only that this generic life is not represented with humans, but with the artefacts that we the humans have created for our children (or should we say ‘cubs’?), in order to prepare them for life: the toys. So, the film is a collage of scenes in which the toys help us understand better a possible essence of our life. Read More »

Radu Jude – Babardeala cu bucluc sau porno balamuc AKA Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)

Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (Romanian: Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc) is a Romanian comedy and drama film written and directed by Radu Jude, and produced by Ada Solomon. It stars Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia and Olimpia Mălai.

The film had its worldwide premiere at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival in March 2021 and won the Golden Bear in the main competition section. It is the third Romanian film to win the Golden Bear in the last nine years. Read More »

Radu Jude – Film pentru prieteni AKA A Film for Friends (2011)

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Considering that his life is a failure, a man records himself leaving a video-message to his loved ones. After this message, which tackles, in funny and sad ways, a lot of issues, both personal and social, he shoots himself in the head. But he fails. And what follows is the a ridiculous and horrific agony, that probably changes the characters’ vision about life… A film done basically in one single shot. Read More »

Radu Jude – Cele Doua Executii Ale Maresalului AKA The Marshal’s Two Executions (2018)

The films confronts two different views of the execution of General Ion Antonescu, Romania’s leader during the Second World War. On one side is silent black-and-white footage of the execution as recorded in 1946 by cameraman Ovidiu Gologanl; on the other are scenes from a biographical film shot in 1994 by director Sergiu Nicolaescu. Read More »

Radu Jude – Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari AKA I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (2018) (HD)

Synopsis
“I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians.” These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. Radu Jude’s resonant feature chronicles a young theatre director’s efforts to stage an accurate re-enactment of the Odessa Massacre in which Romanian soldiers slaughtered tens of thousands of Ukrainian Jews despite the municipal government’s attempts to censor her. Read More »

Radu Jude – Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari AKA I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (2018) (HD)

IMDb wrote:
“I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians.” These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement. Read More »

Radu Jude – Toata lumea din familia noastra AKA Everybody in Our Family (2012)

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Marius is a divorced man in his late thirties. His five year-old daughter Sofia lives with her mother, which causes Marius a deep frustration. On the day Marius arrives to take his daughter on their annual holiday, he is told that she is ill but he doesn’t believe it and insists to take her with him. The situation soon gets out of control with all the family taking part in a web of humor, violence, childish songs, police interventions and love statements. Read More »