Wednesday, November 10, 2010

How I Celebrated the End of the World (2006)

How I Celebrated the End of the World / Cum mi-am petrecut sfarsitul lumii (2006)

Genre: Drama
Director: Cătălin Mitulescu
Starring: Doroteea Petre, Timotei Duma
Duration: 106 min.
Rating: 7.2/10

Summary:
Taking place in a village not far from Bucharest, during the last year of communism. Follows the story of Lalalilu, a 7 year old boy who dreams of killing Ceausescu, and Eva his rebellious older sister who wants to escape Romania.


How I Celebrated the End of the World, the first feature from Cătălin Mitulescu (Trafic), is a charming, beautiful, and poetic telling of the last year of communism in Romania.  Seen from the eyes of a young boy and his sister.  Doroteea Petre (Ryna), deservedly won the Un Certain Regard - Best Actress award at Cannes for her brilliant role of Eva.








 

10 comments:

ArchiePattersons said...

I think I saw some of Mitulescu's stuff at a film festival last year. Really moving stuff, and a testament to low-budget filmmaking. Will havce to track this one down, cheers.

Lemmiwinks said...

Good post! Looking forward to reading you next one

hippilazma said...

looks interesting where can i found it in europe

Yllsa said...

Looks really nice! I wonder if I can find it on netflix...

Easy said...

looks like a great movie!

The Angry Vegetarian said...

I've actually seen this with a friend. I really enjoyed it.

Flippy said...

this sounds truly deep and interesting. glad you posted it

RoodNverse said...

looks like i may like it ill give it a shot , thanks

tortacular said...

ah.. that's random, keep it up.

ModerneFusion said...

Wow, really nice review of independent films. Loving your blog :)

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