CLUJ 2009 : index page

ROUNDUP ARTICLE — FOR TRIBUNE MAGAZINE

seen Thu.4.June
APOCALYPSE ON WHEELS : [6/10 TV] : Apocalipsa dupa soferi : Romania 2008 TV : Alexandru SOLOMON : 52m
CONSTANTIN AND ELENA : [7/10] : Constantin si Elena : Romania (Rom/Sp) 2009* : Andrei DASCALESCU : 103m
THE OTHER IRINA : [6/10] : Cealalta Irina : Romania 2008 : Andrei GRUSZINCZKI : 95m
     {Romanian shorts}
Bric-Brac : [5/10] : Romania 2008 : Gabriel ACHIM : 18m
11pm : [4/10] : Romania 2008 : Alexandru SAVA : 12m
For Him : [8/10] : Pentru el : Romania 2009 : Stanca RADU : 9m
A Family… : [6/10] : O familie : Romania 2008 : Emanuel PARVU : 15m
Oli's Wedding : [7/10] : Nunta lui Oli : Romania 2009 : Tudor JIURGIU : 21m
Renovation : [6/10] : Renovare : Romania (Rom/Ger) 2009 : Paul NEGOESCU : 24m
Tarantyno : [3/10] : Romania 2009 : Mircea NESTOR : 16m

seen Fri.5.June
POLICE, ADJECTIVE : [7/10] : Politist, adjectiv : Romania 2009 : Corneliu PORUMBOIU : 115m
TALES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE : [6+/10] : Amintiri din epoca de aur : Romania 2009 (copyright-dated 2008) : Hanno HOEFER, Razvan MARCULESCU, Cristian MUNGIU, Constantin POPESCU & Ioana URICARU : 148m approx
   The Legend of the Official Visit : 19m : 8/10
   The Legend of the Party Photographer : 15m : 5/10
   The Legend of the Zealous Activist : 18m : 5/10
   The Legend of the Greedy Policeman : 22m : 6/10
   The Legend of the Chicken Driver : 32m : 6/10
   The Legend of the Air Sellers : 36m : 7/10

seen Sat.6.June
AUSTRALIA : [6/10 TV] : Romania 2009 TV : Claudiu MITCU : 64m
HOOKED : [6/10] : Pescuit sportiv : Romania 2007 : Adrian SITARU : 80m


Sheila Seacroft's dispatches
1 : Tues.2.June : Everyone Else; Revanche; Quiet Chaos; Thomas
2 : Sat.6.June : About Elly; Fluke; Machan; Tears of April; The Possibility of an Island
3 : Wed.10.June : Apocalypse On Wheels; Australia; Awakening From a Dream; Weddings, Music & Videos – plus report on directors vs homeless football game
4 : Thu.11. June : Constantin and Elena; Hooked; Passo Doble
5 : Mon.15.June : Police, Adjective and Antichrist

Jigsaw Lounge coverage from previous years
7th TIFF, 2008 including The Flower Bridge, Import Export and Nisipuri – A Village Called Sands
6th TIFF, 2007 including 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Euphoria and Beyond the Forest
5th TIFF, 2006 including The District!, Taxidermia and 12:08 East of Bucharest

* nb : Constantin and Elena won a prize at the IDFA film-festival (Amsterdam) in November 2008, but has since been re-edited and the version shown in Cluj was copyright-dated 2009.