aka Bacalaureat
First screened in June 2017
Director: Cristian Mungiu. Cast: Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Lia Bugnar, Malina Manovici, Rares Andrici, Gelu Colceag, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandra Davidescu, Orsolya Moldován, Emanuel Parvu, Gheorghe Ifrim, Lucian Ifrim, Ioachim Ciobanu, Claudia Dumitru, Mihai Coroianu, Valeriu Andriutã. Screenplay: Cristian Mungiu.

Twitter Capsule: 4 Months, 3 Cachés, and too many movies with solid but similar tactics for winching up tension around bourgeois misdeed.

VOR:   For all the film's formal competence and hold on storytelling, we've seen too many of these maneuvers before, even from Mungiu.

Photo © 2016 Mobra Films/Les Films du Fleuve/Why Not Productions, © 2017 Sundance Selects

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Cannes Film Festival: Best Director (tie)
Chicago International Film Festival: Best Actor (Titieni); Best Screenplay

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