30.09. - 09.10.2021

Graduation France, Romania, Belgium 2016 | 128 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Cristian Mungiu

Cristian Mungiu (*1968) studied film science in Bucharest. In 2007, he was the first Rumanian to win the Golden Palm in Cannes for 4 months, 3 weeks & 2 days. The film was chosen as Rumania’s nomination for an Oscar.

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Romeo is a doctor in a small town in Transylvania. He's always planned for his daughter Eliza to leave Romania at 18 to study abroad. The time is now approaching and Eliza has won a scholarship to study psychology in the UK and now only has to do her final exams. On the day before the first one, she is attacked and raped. It is unthinkable that she will still sit the exam, but Romeo pulls all the strings he knows to get her the desired leaving grades. To this end, he throws the moral principles he once taught his daughter out of the window. In his new film, Cristian Mungiu portrays a country eroded by corruption and a man wading ever deeper into the morass. 
Original title: Bacalaureat
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Screenplay: Cristian Mungiu
Cast: Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragus, Lia Bugnar, Malina Manovici, Vlad Ivanov, Gelu Colceag, Rares Andrici, Petre Ciubotaru, Alexandra Davidescu, Emanuel Parvu, Lucian Ifrim, Gigi Ifrim, Adrian Vancica, Orsolya Moldovan
Producer: Cristian Mungiu
Director of Photography: Tudor Vladimir Panduru
Production Design: Simona Paduretu
Editor: Mircea Olteanu
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Wild Bunch
Production: Mobra films; Why Not Productions
Contact: Esther Devos, Wild Bunch:


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