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Director
Cristian Mungiu

Filmography
1997 Mariana(short)
1998 Mâna lui Paulista/The Hand of Paulista(short)
1999 Nici o întâmplare/Nothing by Chance(short)
2000 Corul pompierilor/The Firemen’s Choir(short)
2000 Zapping(short)
2002 Occident
2005 Legenda curcanului zburător/Turkey Girl (segment from the film Lost and Found)
2007 4 luni, 3 săptămâni şi 2 zile/4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days
2009 Amintiri din epoca de aur/Tales from the Golden Age
2012 După dealuri/Beyond the Hills

Biography
He was born in Iasi, Romania, in 1968. After studying English and American literature at the University of Iasi, he worked for a few years as a teacher and journalist. He then enrolled in Bucharest’s University of Film to study Film Directing. After graduating in 1998, Mungiu made several short films. In 2002, he debuted with his first feature film, Occident, winning prizes in several film festivals and being featured in the Director’s Fortnight at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Mungiu founded his own production company, Mobra Films, the following year. In 2007, hewrote and directed his second feature, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days. The film was selected in the official competition at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Palme d’Or for feature film, marking the first time that this prize was awarded to a Romanian filmmaker. His 2012 film Beyond the Hills was screened in competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, where Mungiu won the award for Best Screenplay and Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan shared the award for Best Actress. The film has also been selected as the Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards.

Cristian Mungiu Tribute

Zapping / Cristian Mungiu

What happens when you can’t stop pressing the buttons on your TV remote control? When you become addicted to television?


Director:Cristian Mungiu
Script:Cristian Mungiu
Cinematography:Oleg Mutu
Editing:Nita Chivulescu
Sound:Anusavan Salamanian
Music:Ioan Gyuri Pascu
Art Direction:Ana Ioneci
Costumes:Ana Ioneci
With:Hanno Höfer (husband), Ion Fiscuteanu (remote controller), Dorel Vişan (policeman), Magda Catone (wife), Valeriu Andriuţă (sergeant), Doina Cărădan (TV wife), Alberto Svet (first sergeant)
World Sales:Romanian Film Centre, Romania T.-F. +40 21 310 0672 asalcudeanu@yahoo.com
Production:AGER Film, Romania T.+40 21 322 4418 F.+40 021 232 9792 office@agerfilm.ro www.agerfilm.ro & CNC, France T. +33 1 4434 3440 F. +33 1 4434 3725 webmaster@cnc.fr www.cnc.fr
Production Country:Romania
Format:35mm Color
Duration:15'
Production Year:2000
Best Director – Dakino Film Festival 2000
Best Short Film Award – Romanian Filmmakers Association, Romania 2000
Screening Schedule
STAVROS TORNES:Sunday, November 04, 2012 - 23:00 | ID:266
STAVROS TORNES:Wednesday, November 07, 2012 - 17:45 | ID:564
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