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Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Dominique Nasta


This book provides an in-depth analysis of the essential works of Romanian cinema, ranging from the silent period to contemporary productions. It explains that, over the last decade, audiences worldwide have become familiar with highly acclaimed films from the Romanian New Wave such as 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), and 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006). However, it highlights the fact that the hundred-or-so years of Romanian cinema leading up to these accomplishments have been largely overlooked. The book provides relevant information on historical and cu ... More

Keywords: Romanian cinema, contemporary Romania, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, 12:08 East of Bucharest, Cristian Mungiu, Cristi Puiu, Corneliu Porumboiu, Radu Muntean, Lucian Pintilie

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231167451
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dominique Nasta, author