12:08 East of Bucharest
- 89 min
- Directed by: Corneliu Porumboiu
- Written by: Corneliu Porumboiu
- Cast: Mircea Andreescu, Teodor Corban, Ion Săpdaru
- Language: Romanian
The debut feature from Camera D'Or winner Porumboiu refers to the exact time that Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu abdicated power on 22 December 1989. Sixteen years later a group of people gather at a radio station to share their memories of that occasion. It's a clever, accessible and genuinely likeable film full of incidental detail.
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12.08 East of Bucharest6 Sep 2007
On 22 December 1989, the Romanian Revolution that was to see the end of Communist rule and the execution of long-standing Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu had spread to most major cities. It was a day of rebellion, demonstration and change that few…
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