Romanian Cinema

The best films from the Transylvania International Film Festival 2017

By Patrick Gamble

A film about ‘Stalin’s Space Monkeys’ and a participatory documentary were among the highlights of this year’s festival.

Discover the stomach-turning horrors of this Anne Hathaway baiting thriller

By Anton Bitel

Adrian Tofei goes full psycho-stalker in Be My Cat: A Film for Anne.

The five best films from the Transilvania International Film Festival 2016

By Patrick Gamble

New features from Cristi Puiu and Ali Abbasi brought a gothic flavour to this year’s festival.

Meet the filmmakers redefining the Romanian New Wave

By Dana Knight

Directors like Bogdan Mirică are challenging their national cinema’s austere image.

Graduation – first look review

By David Jenkins

The 2007 Palme d’Or winner returns to Cannes with another gripping and meticulous drama.

Sieranevada – first look review

By David Jenkins

One of the progenitors of the Romanian New Wave returns to the Cannes competition with a rambling family drama.

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