Cristi Puiu takes viewers on an intellectual odyssey with this stripped-back period drama set in a Transylvanian mansion.
Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.
This year’s Transylvania International Film Festival showcased a wealth of homegrown talent.
New features from Cristi Puiu and Ali Abbasi brought a gothic flavour to this year’s festival.
By Dana Knight
Directors like Bogdan Mirică are challenging their national cinema’s austere image.