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12:08 East of Bucharest

A fost sau n-a fost?

Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu
Romania, 2006
Comedy, Drama


16 years after the 1989 Revolution, a local television station in Bucharest invites several guests to share their moments of glory, as they stormed the city hall chanting “down with Ceausescu!” An alcoholic history teacher and a lonely retiree are forced to answer questions from dubious viewers.

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12:08 East of Bucharest Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Critics reviews

The debut feature of Porumboiu, who has since gone further in his lexicological investigations with POLICE, ADJECTIVE (’09), 12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST is brutally hilarious, unwinding into a self-made mess of contradictions.
April 04, 2018
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