ROMANIAN FILM AFERIM

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. Costandin is a charismatic mixture between a funny Stalin and a somewhat more pragmatic Don Quixote. Although he’s taking on a complex historical time When the privileged few treated the abject poor as mere objects, aided by the apathy of commoners, who could not imagine any alternative. It’s a rare Romanian historical drama set before the 20th century with the exception of historical biopics of communist era. We ease into the story slowly as the pair wander through a stagnant feudal landscape, making a mess wherever they search.

Indeed, the informal chatter … bears some echoes of the Jules-Vincent hitman banter at the start of “Pulp Fiction. Audible Download Audio Books. Adina Cristescu as Zambila. Feb 19, Rating: Alexandru Bindea as The Priest. Shot in black and white with fade-out transitions, the movie harks back to classic westerns.

Costandin is a charismatic mixture between a funny Stalin and a somewhat more pragmatic Don Quixote. You afedim have noticed some of the recent changes we have made.

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Feb 25, Rating: The 5th Wave Wipes Out. Teo Corban as Costandin.

We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Yes No Report this. To book this film please contact us. VARIETY An unambiguous, resonating critique of the country’s shameful treatment of its Roma minority… aderim, full of nuance and commentary… invites an intellectual judgment.

Mar 24, Rating: Your search is being processed You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Search for ” Aferim! Sometimes he shows a conscience, as when bonding with his son or asking the slave owner for clemency upon returning him.

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Vasile Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Highly Recommended Full Review…. As a Romanian raised abroad, I found myself guessing at roughly half of the vocabulary, and even though I got most of the irony, I would not know how to explain filk to foreigners and keep the meaning intact.

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Each harbors prejudices against the others which have been passed down from generation to generation. The film attempts to comment on this statement.

Shot in black and white with fade-out transitions, the movie harks back to classic westerns. Gypsy slavery lasted from the 14th century up until the middle of the 19th century, a situation which is very little known and almost nonexistent in the public debate today, although its impact continues to influence Romania’s romwnian life. Florin LazarescuIflm Jude. Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

All of this is pictured with infectious humor and stirring cynicism, while keeping the authenticity of the age, in an aferlm Western in a wild-wild East never yet captured on film. Use the HTML below.

Shot, as it is, in black and white, everything in Aferim! Or click here for captions. Thank you for waiting Radu Jude crafts this visually classic Western in black and white with a camera that seems to glide in wide-angle long shots, and uses a comical – and curiously theatrical – approach to show the racism and sexism of afefim time that doesn’t seem so distant from modern Romanian society.

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Delia, a young Romanian girl, drives to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she won in a contest. The Death of Mr. Carfin’s Wife Claudiu Dumitru Feb 19, Rating: With a title that translates roughly as Attaboy!

Somehow director Radu Jude’s decision to film in black-and-white only heightens that sense of reality: Their crude dialogue, real as it may be, hints at comedic possibilities while offering a shrewd look at people defined by their circumstances…With its intentionally meandering portrait of comically inept officials, ” Aferim! In a thoroughly realistic way unlike any historical film I afrrim ever seen, we see him treat priests and nobles with respect and peasants and Roma with indifferent cruelty.

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