A small world of bourgeois intrigues and frivolities lived with intensity by its own protagonists: Pampon's lover, Didina is in love with the barber Nae, who is Mitza's lover, while she is ... See full summary »
Stefan Iordache is Prince Cantacuzin, a cultivated man that lives in a small burgh or borough where "nothing ever happened". Based on the short novel, "The Place Where Nothing Ever Happened... See full synopsis »
A British engineer becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of cultures leads to surprising ... See full summary »
A story set in Romania around the time after the revolution. An invalid befriends two brothers, Pepe and Fifi, who dream of becoming famous and rich, but neither of them manages to escape the tentacles of the mob.
Mircea Eliade is a delicate subject for Romania. He died in exile, after achieving huge international esteem as historian of religions. He lived for almost 40 years away from his homeland, and the bad thing is that Romanians haven't missed him until recent years.
Dan Pita's film is based on Eliade's novellas "Mantuleasa St.", "At the Gypsies" and a few others. Bold approach on Eliade's complicated fiction, good performances from Iordache, Mihai Calin, Costel Constantin and others, interesting cinematography but, still, an unfinished script leads to an unfinished film. The ending leaves us with the impression that Pita was just exercising his direction using Eliade's works.
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