Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2003

Directed by: Lucian PINTILIE
Year of production: 2003
Country: ROMANIA
Genre: drama
Length: 95 minutes

Niki is a retired colonel. His son just died in a an accident, his daughter is married to the son of Flo, his neighbor from across the street. Flo, a bohemian left-over from the seventies, is into a lot of things, he’s a home-video fan and a closet tyran who takes everything out on Niki. Then comes the ultimate humiliation, Flo forces Niki and his wife to dress up as cartoon characters… But the day of the National Army comes and, spurred on by the fanfare, Niki puts his uniform and decides to do something about it.

Lucian PINTILIE – Director
Cristi PUIU, Răzvan RĂDULESCU – Script / Dialogue
Silviu STAVILĂ – Director of Photography
Nita CHIVULESCU – Film Editor

Victor REBENGIUC
Coca BLOOS
Răzvan VASILESCU
Micaela CARACAS
Șerban PAVLU
Dorina CHIRIAC