Tag Archives: Romanian

Malvina Ursianu – Gioconda fara surîs AKA The Monalisa Without a Smile (1968)

In this truly memorable film, the actuality perpetuates the souls of intellectuals always riddled with dilemmas. Nicolae Girardi could exercise his unparalleled portraiture talent entrusting the film with the faces of great actors Read More »

Alexander Nanau – Colectiv AKA Collective (2019)

Synopsis
Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens. Read More »

Jean Georgescu – Directorul nostru AKA Our Director (1955)

IMDb wrote:
Over at the fictional DRGBP institution, events take a settling turn after a mutinied prize festivity.

Lucian Lupescu review wrote:
In this comedy, the manager (Alexandru Giugaru) of an institution is challenged, during a meeting where he hands out bonuses to everyone, by a worker who says he doesn’t deserve that bonus. Encouraged by another worker, Maria Popescu (Angela Chiuaru), he manages to convince everyone to give the money back. Everyone except for the lazy clerk Ciubuc (Grigore Vasiliu-Birlic), who sneaks out quickly with his bonus. Read More »

Jean Georgescu – Directorul nostru AKA Our Director (1955) (HD)

IMDb wrote:
Over at the fictional DRGBP institution, events take a settling turn after a mutinied prize festivity. Read More »

Lucian Bratu – Un film cu o fata fermecatoare AKA Charming Girl (1966) (HD)

Ruxandra “Ruxi” Vancu (Margareta Pâslaru) is an aspiring actress. She tries to get into acting school, but they reject her on the basis that she has “too much charm.” She doesn’t give up, however, trying to be a star, even if only in traffic police PSAs. She picks up engineer Şerban Rotaru (Emmerich Schäffer) on a whim, from the phone book. Through her demeanor, she’s making fun of every man’s seriousness, especially of her on-and-off boyfriend’s, Paul Manu (Ştefan Iordache), a PSAs director and a wannabe sculptor. Read More »

Mihai Iacob – Strainul AKA The Stranger (1964) (HD)

Quote:
The love of two adolescents for the same girl, in 1944, which is disrupted by the demands of war. From the novel by Titus Popovici. Read More »

Mircea Dragan – Columna AKA The Column (1968)

The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy his latest conquest. After lopping off the head of the Dacian warlord, the soldier uses his blood-stained hands to dine on cheese and bread, unable to suppress his laughter. The centurion has a change of heart when he is put in charge of the region, freely dispensing justice and forgiveness to the conquered inhabitants. When the peace is threatened by marauding barbarians in masks of fur, the locals help the Romans fend off the invasion. Read More »