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Ten

In competition, Cannes 2002 Directed by: Abbas KIAROSTAMI Year of production: 2002 Country: FRANCE / IRAN Genre: drama Length: 94 minutes Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures. The film is divided into ten scenes, each of which depict a conversation between an unchanging female driver ...

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Taste of Cherry

Palme d’Or Ex-aequo, Cannes 1997 Directed by: Abbas KIAROSTAMI Year of production: 1997 Country: IRAN Genre: drama Length: 95 minutes A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii ...

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Through the Olive Trees

In competition, Cannes 1994 Directed by: Abbas KIAROSTAMI Year of production: 1994 Country: IRAN Genre: drama, docudrama Length: 103 minutes During production of Life and Nothing More …, Kiarostami had noticed tension between Hossein and Tahereh, the actors portraying the young couple who got married just after the quake. Now, ...

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Close-Up

Directed by: Abbas KIAROSTAMI Year of production: 1990 Country: IRAN Genre: drama, biography, documentary Length: 100 minutes Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual people involved ...

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6,9 pe scara Richter (6.9 on the Richter Scale)

Directed by: Nae CARANFIL Year of production: 2016 Country:ROMANIA, BULGARY, HUNGARY Genre: comedy Length: 116 minutes A Romanian actor in his fourties faces the challenge of his life when torn between a complex part in a musical, a depressed and pathologically jealous wife, and the obsession of an imminent, devastating ...

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Afacerea Est (Eastern Business)

Directed by: Igor COBILEANSKI Year of production: 2016 Country: ROMANIA, LITUANIA, MOLDOVA Genre: drama, comedy Length: 87 minutes Two Moldavian friends begin a journey full of adventures and suspense trying various business ideas in order to earn enough money to achieve their dreams. Original language: Romanian, Georgian, Russian Subtitles: English

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Anișoara

New Directors – San Sebastian IFF 2016, Filmfest München Directed by: Ana-Felicia SCUTELNICU Year of production: 2016 Country: GERMANY, MOLDOVA Genre: drama Length: 106 minutes Anishoara is a 15 years old girl from a small village in Moldova. Her village is situated in a picturesque valley between rolling hills. Life ...

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Câini (Dogs)

Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Bogdan MIRICĂ Year of production: 2016 Country: FRANCE, ROMANIA, BULGARIA, QATAR Genre: thriller, drama Length: 104 minutes Roman returns to the land near the border with Ukraine he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property, ...

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Doar o răsuflare (A Mere Breath)

Best Documentary – Sarajevo IFF 2016 In Competition, Visions du Réel 2016 Directed by: Monica LĂZUREAN-GORGAN Year of production: 2016 Country: ROMANIA Genre: documentary Length: 67 minutes Seven years in the life of Sicrea family, capturing the trials and tribulations of Dobrin, his wife Lia and their three children. Dobrin ...

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Două Lozuri (Two Lottery Tickets)

Special mention of the jury, Zurich 2016 Directed by: Paul NEGOESCU Year of production: 2016 Country: ROMANIA, SPAIN Genre: comedy Length: 86 minutes Dinel, Sile and Pompiliu, three men from a provincial town, win the big lottery prize, but very soon the lottery ticket gets lost, so the three characters ...

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