Porumboiu's minimalist approach concentrates the movie's focus on its mournful characters, so disillusioned with their post-Communist life they question the history that led to it. Instead it contends that different questions need to be asked and considered about post-Communist life... Dry comedies from eastern Europe tend to cast a skeptical eye on anything and everything, which is certainly the case with Corneliu Porumboiu's debut feature.

12:08 East of Bucharest Reviews + Ratings Favorite Movie Button Overview; Movie Times + Tickets; Synopsis; Movie Reviews; More. It is surprising that the movie got good rates from viewers outside Romania.

Also in the TV show, the name of the town is never mentioned, being replaced instead with "our town". You'll catch all the inside jokes of the film if you've been there. Porumboiu's film is extremely funny (in a very Romanian way), and it's also very realistic.

This page has been archived and is no longer updated. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites Yes, I thought so. This is all perfectly ridiculous. It's here that the quiet, wry humour steps up a level, and with especially the creative use of the 'F' word gets the audience laughing out loud instead of smiling sadly. 12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST deserves all the accolades awarded it at Cannes, and Corneliu Porumboiu's amusing, entertaining and important film is a great window into the questions of the "Romanian Revolution". The people themselves ask if anything has changed.

A very good piece of work that seems slow when you watch it and is very effective in the end.

That's how I can describe this movie. - Vaslui's townspeople call the show to dispute their claims to be revolutionary heroes. Was it, or Was it NOT a Romanian Revolution? Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.

Stars:

For his talk show this December 22nd he has opted to pose the question was there a revolution in THIS small town BEFORE 12:08 on this day in 1989.

Minor but interesting humorous film touching on community discord/memories. I found myself knowing that it was true... he was there before 12.08, and there was a revolution in that town, thanks to the four teachers. Living a sordid life can be accepted as normal, and can made be fun of - and, in the end, what else is left to do? Director: Manescu is a local teacher who spends all his money on drink. Even in late 1990 when I was there, the people were still scared of the Securitate, or secret police. I think this movie is really good. This is a funny, gentle film that understands the wearying nature of political upheaval. After having gone through revolution the actors are sucked up by their daily struggles about money, love and dignity. It is set in an un-named little town, somewhere east of Bucharest and built mostly of drab post-communist concrete. The film opens in a small town east of the capitol of Bucharest, Romania, as night falls. It lacks a good script. I'll certainly buy the DVD once it becomes available. An unexpected gem. (By the way, every member of the secret service said they were on holiday, just like Bejan).

I had no idea what this movie will be about when I went to see it.

Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing 12:08 East of Bucharest near you. In fact, the first third of this film could have been trimmed without much damage. | Piscosi, now retired, used to play Santa Claus at Vaslui's Christmas parties. Web Links; Find out more about "12:08 East of Bucharest" at: Movie Review Query Engine. I believe good people like Manescu never get a lucky break i this country, they are just considered suckers. Awards And rich guys know how to manipulate people around them, like Bejan, the former secret service guy. But first of all it is a contribution to the national discourse in Romania itself. After all, Ceausescu's right hand people took over after he was gone. First of all, please just ignore the long, ridiculous, not needed preamble to the show itself, where the participants perform in mundane life.

Don quixotic gestures and illusions like warm refuges , strange games and paper heroic values, disillusions and questions without answers.

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12:08 east of bucharest movie review

If you know anything about Romania, you will enjoy this film, A small city, it's men, their Christmas trees, Wonderfully quirky East-European production. The viewer needs to understand that this is a Romanian film for Romanians.

The central European tradition of failed aspirations, lost ideals and forlorn eccentrics goes back to early Forman, or indeed Chekhov, but the Latin Romanians bring their own awareness of the distant big city alternately beckoning and frightening. The movie is not a comedy. Sign up here. 12:08 East of Bucharest is oddly structured and not particularly cinematic, but it’s very well directed, well-acted and featuring a wonderful message at the end. Corneliu Porumboiu, Writer: What exactly happened that day in Bucharest? But, Corneliu Porumboiu's feature lenght directorial debut shouldn't cause any controversy. Then I started understanding it's so much more. What a surprise this is. ), the characters...but it really made me laugh.

Also you will notice that the name of the town is hidden in all scenes: " Primaria (imagine brad de craciun)UI va ureaza..." ("The city hall of (the image of the Christmas Tree)UI is wishing you a Merry Christmnas!").

Porumboiu's minimalist approach concentrates the movie's focus on its mournful characters, so disillusioned with their post-Communist life they question the history that led to it. Instead it contends that different questions need to be asked and considered about post-Communist life... Dry comedies from eastern Europe tend to cast a skeptical eye on anything and everything, which is certainly the case with Corneliu Porumboiu's debut feature.

12:08 East of Bucharest Reviews + Ratings Favorite Movie Button Overview; Movie Times + Tickets; Synopsis; Movie Reviews; More. It is surprising that the movie got good rates from viewers outside Romania.

Also in the TV show, the name of the town is never mentioned, being replaced instead with "our town". You'll catch all the inside jokes of the film if you've been there. Porumboiu's film is extremely funny (in a very Romanian way), and it's also very realistic.

This page has been archived and is no longer updated. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites Yes, I thought so. This is all perfectly ridiculous. It's here that the quiet, wry humour steps up a level, and with especially the creative use of the 'F' word gets the audience laughing out loud instead of smiling sadly. 12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST deserves all the accolades awarded it at Cannes, and Corneliu Porumboiu's amusing, entertaining and important film is a great window into the questions of the "Romanian Revolution". The people themselves ask if anything has changed.

A very good piece of work that seems slow when you watch it and is very effective in the end.

That's how I can describe this movie. - Vaslui's townspeople call the show to dispute their claims to be revolutionary heroes. Was it, or Was it NOT a Romanian Revolution? Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.

Stars:

For his talk show this December 22nd he has opted to pose the question was there a revolution in THIS small town BEFORE 12:08 on this day in 1989.

Minor but interesting humorous film touching on community discord/memories. I found myself knowing that it was true... he was there before 12.08, and there was a revolution in that town, thanks to the four teachers. Living a sordid life can be accepted as normal, and can made be fun of - and, in the end, what else is left to do? Director: Manescu is a local teacher who spends all his money on drink. Even in late 1990 when I was there, the people were still scared of the Securitate, or secret police. I think this movie is really good. This is a funny, gentle film that understands the wearying nature of political upheaval. After having gone through revolution the actors are sucked up by their daily struggles about money, love and dignity. It is set in an un-named little town, somewhere east of Bucharest and built mostly of drab post-communist concrete. The film opens in a small town east of the capitol of Bucharest, Romania, as night falls. It lacks a good script. I'll certainly buy the DVD once it becomes available. An unexpected gem. (By the way, every member of the secret service said they were on holiday, just like Bejan).

I had no idea what this movie will be about when I went to see it.

Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing 12:08 East of Bucharest near you. In fact, the first third of this film could have been trimmed without much damage. | Piscosi, now retired, used to play Santa Claus at Vaslui's Christmas parties. Web Links; Find out more about "12:08 East of Bucharest" at: Movie Review Query Engine. I believe good people like Manescu never get a lucky break i this country, they are just considered suckers. Awards And rich guys know how to manipulate people around them, like Bejan, the former secret service guy. But first of all it is a contribution to the national discourse in Romania itself. After all, Ceausescu's right hand people took over after he was gone. First of all, please just ignore the long, ridiculous, not needed preamble to the show itself, where the participants perform in mundane life.

Don quixotic gestures and illusions like warm refuges , strange games and paper heroic values, disillusions and questions without answers.

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