26.9. - 5.10.2019

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. 
Orig. Title: Bacalaureat
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Kaleidoscope
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
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Camera: Tudor Vladimir Panduru
Set Designer: Simona Paduretu
Cutter: Mircea Olteanu
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Wild Bunch
Production: Mobra films; Why Not Productions
contact: Esther Devos, Wild Bunch:


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