Romania

Smother mother drama one to remember.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL(OFFICIAL COMPETITION): Romanian director Calin Peter Netzer calls his intense, Berlin Golden Bear-winning story about an overpowering mother and her grown son 'a slice of life almost as authentic as a documentary". This it...
Romanian prison drama is cold porridge.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Romanian director Florin Serban’s debut film is a bold gamble employing a mostly non-professional cast to enact a highly original story set in a juvenile detention centre. It’s only partly successful as If I Want to Whistle,...
A canny crowd-pleaser.
Radu Mihaileanu’s The Concert begins as a boisterous farce and triumphantly concludes as a triumph of artistic endeavour, which is as unexpected a deception as the one that propels the plot: a fallen Soviet era conductor intercepts a fax while...