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12:08 East of Bucharest

12:08 East of Bucharest
  • 2006
  • Romania
  • 89 min
  • 12A
  • 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 Bucharest

6 Sep 20074 stars

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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