The old truism that one man's gold is another man's garbage gives life to Corneliu Porumboiu's sandpaper-dry caper comedy.
Don't be alarmed: "Chuck Norris vs. Communism" is not a remake of "Invasion U.S.A.," the 1985 Cannon Films schlock extravaganza that pitted the double-barreled action star against hordes of Russian…
For the most ambitious project of his career, Alexander Nanau spent 15 months in a poor, disheveled neighborhood on the outskirts of Bucharest, Romania – a place not too far from where he once called…
LONDON — Romania has selected Tudor Cristian Jurgiu’s "The Japanese Dog" as its entry in the race for the foreign-language film Oscar. Jurgiu’s feature debut stars Victor Rebengiuc as an old man who…
In Romanian helmer Adrian Sitaru's third feature, the intrusion of different animals into a domestic space sets off rapid-fire arguments, negotiations, recriminations and reconciliations.
LONDON — Leading world sales house Beta Cinema is in negotiations to close a U.S. distribution deal for “Child’s Pose,” which Romania selected to compete for the Academy Award for…
The strength of filmmaking in Romania has been underscored by the Sarajevo Film Festival's inclusion of three pics from the country in its competish program, which was unveiled Thursday. Sarajevo…
The country is ready for its closeup with a bright new identity, after centuries of sending mixed signals to the world.
MADRID -- Continuing its roll-out across Europe, AMC Networks' Sundance Channel has launched in Spain on regional cabler Euskatel and on Romania's UPC, AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced Tuesday.
PRAGUE -- Romania's leading filmmakers are protesting a move by the new government of Prime Minister Victor Ponta to put the Romanian Cultural Institute, the body that promotes the country's arts at…
Economic hard times have seen a collapse in public funding for film in recent years, with the national cinema fund slashed from about $14 million five years ago to between $8 million and $9 million…