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Aferim! 2015 18

105 mins Romania Director. Radu Jude

One of the vanguards of modern Romanian cinema, Radu Jude (The Happiest Girl in the World) takes a startling change of direction with this magnificently mounted Wallachian western. Chronicling a policeman’s extensive search through 1830s Romania for a runaway gypsy who’s had an affair with his master’s wife; Jude hilarious script punctures the hypocrisies and inequalities of life in the preening social strata of the Ottoman Empire – and directs us to ponder how little has changed.

Painstakingly authentic, gorgeously shot in black-and-white ‘Scope and frequently very funny, Aferim! is yet another standout exemplar from Romanian cinema

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Directed by

Radu Jude

Featuring

Cuzin Toma

Mihai Comanoiu

Teo Corban

Genres

Drama

Collection

Discoveries

Certificate

18 very strong language

Released

2015

Country

Romania

Language

English

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