Wednesday, June 29 - Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Puiu’s (The Death of Mr. Lazarescu) mesmerizing new masterwork follows a seemingly ordinary engineer whose homicidal rage lurks just beneath his taciturn surface. A murder mystery turned on its end—where the mystery’s not the culprit, but the motive—this haunting addition to the remarkable Romanian New Wave asks tough questions but offers no easy answers.

  • Country Romania
  • Language In Romanian with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 181 minutes
  • Director Cristi Puiu

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