Director
Corneliu Porumboiu

Filmography
(selected)
2000 Graffiti (short)
2001 Love... Sorry (short)
2002 Gone with the Wine (short)
2003 Visul lui Liviu/Livius’ Dream (short)
2006 A fost sau n-a fost?/12:08 East of Bucharest
2009 Politist, Adjectiv/Police, Adjective
2013 Cand se lasa seara peste Bucuresti sau metabolism/ Metabolism or When Evening Falls on Bucharest/ 
2013 Al doilea joc/ The Second Game
2015 Comoara/ The Treasure

Biography
He was born in 1975, in Vaslui, Romania. He studied Film Directing at the National University of Drama and Film, Bucharest. In 2006 he made his first feature, 12:08 East of Bucharest, which won the Caméra d’Or and the Label Europe, the film distributors’ award, at Cannes. The film took more than 20 awards in festivals all over the world and was distributed in more than 30 countries. Police, Adjective won the FIPRESCI Prize and the Jury Prize at Cannes.

Special Screenings

The Treasure / Corneliu Porumboiu

Costi leads a peaceful life. At night he likes to read his 6-year-old son stories, to help him sleep. Their favorite is Robin Hood. Costi sees himself as the hero – righter of wrongs and defender of the oppressed. One evening, his neighbor pays him an unexpected visit and shares a secret: there’s treasure buried in his grandparents’ garden – he’s sure of it! If Costi will hire a metal detector to help locate it, he’ll give him half of whatever they find. Skeptical at first, in the end Costi can’t resist. He’s on board. The two accomplices have one weekend to locate the loot.


Director:Corneliu Porumboiu
Script:Corneliu Poromboiu
Cinematography:Tudor Mircea
Editing:Roxana Szel
Sound:Sebastian Zsemlye, Alexandru Dragomir, Thierry Delor
With:Cuzin Tοma (Costi), Adrian Purcarescu (Adrian), Corneliu Cozmei (Cornel), Cristina Toma (Raluca)
World Sales:Wild Bunch, France T. +33 1 4313 2160 acquisitions@wildbunch.eu www.wildbunch.biz
Production Design:Mihaela Poenaru
Producer:Sylvie Pialat, Nadia Turincev, Julie Gayet, Marcela Ursu
Production:42KM Film (Romania) office@ 42kmfilm.ro www.42kmfilm.ro & Les Films du Worso, France www.lesfilmsduworso.com & Rouge International, France bienvenus@rouge-international.com www.rouge-international.com
Production Country:Romania-France
Format:DCP Color
Duration:89'
Production Year:2015
Awards:
Un certain talent prize – Un Certain Regard section, Cannes IFF 2015, France
Best Romanian Film – Transilvania IFF 2015, Romania
Screening Schedule
OLYMPION:Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 20:30 | ID:516
JOHN CASSAVETES:Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 22:45 | ID:957
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