Posted: April 29, 2017 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: 12:08 East of Bucharest, 2 Days, 3 Weeks, 4 Months, Adjective, Adrian Titieni, California Dreaming’, Cristian Mungui, Graduation, Police, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Vlad Ivanov | Leave a comment »
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Romanian writer/director Cristian Mungui seared himself upon the eyes of American moviegoers with the breathtaking and powerful drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, an explosive chronicle of someone helping a friend get an abortion under the ruthless Communist dictatorship of Ceausescu.
That film, along with others like The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, 12:08 East of Bucharest, California Dreaming’ and Police, Adjective, cemented Romania, along with South Korea, as the countries that are making the best films in the world right now.
Mungui’s new film is Graduation, and it’s marvelous. The story revolves around Romeo, a respected doctor known for not breaking the law or rules. But when his daughter is attacked and becomes distracted, he is willing to do anything he can to make sure she finishes her final exams with high enough scores so she can get a scholarship to Cambridge.
Posted: June 19, 2016 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: 2Days, 3Weeks, 4 Months, Audition, Bong Joon-ho, Chun Woo-hee, Frances O’Connor, Hong-jin Han, Hong-jin Na, James Wan, Jun Kunimura, Kill Bill, Madison Wolfe, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Mother, Patrick Wilson, Police: Adjective, Simon McBurney, South Korea, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, The Amityville Horror, The Chaser, The Conjuring 2, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, The Exorcist, The Host, The Wailing, Thirst, Vera Farmiga, Yellow Sea | Leave a comment »