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Cristi Puiu

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by Evan Morgan Film

Malmkrog | Cristi Puiu

“For a talking cinema”: that’s the title that a young Maurice Scherer, not yet christened Eric Rohmer, selected for his signature polemic, and the apparent aim of the current Cristi Puiu project. The Romanian New Wave stalwart certainly wouldn’t object to the implied comparison.…

March 6, 2020
by Chris Mello Film Horizon Line

Sieranevada | Cristi Puiu

Though Romanian director Cristi Puiu sets his latest film, Sieranevada, at a family gathering commemorating the death of a late patriarch, the filmmaker has much more on his mind than simple grief. Taking place soon after the attack at the Charlie Hebdo offices and bringing…

September 3, 2017
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