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Directed by Cristi Puiu
Starring: Edith Alibec, Agathe Bosch, Vitalie Bichir
Malmkrog’s writer/director Cristi Puiu, was the recipient of the Best Director award at the Encounters section at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival.
Set in a country house in Transylvannia, the guests who come to the mansion of aristocratic landowner Nikolai over the Christmas holidays are hand-picked. Among them is a politician, a young countess and a general with his wife. As they converse, dine, and play parlour games tensions mount and debate becomes heated as they discuss the politics of the day.
Director Cristi Puiu is best known for leading the Romanian New Wave with his debut film The Death of Mr Lazarescu.
Approx 201 mins
French with English subtitles
Brief violence, Discriminatory references
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