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Tales from the Golden Age (2009)

Amintiri din epoca de aur (2009)

78+92 min. - Comedy - AG - 24.09.2009

Synopsis:

Omnibus film in two parts: Comrades, life is beautiful! (the segments "The Legend of the Official Visit", "The Legend of the Party Photographer", "The Legend of the Party Activist", "The Legend of the Greedy Policeman") and Love after hours (the segments "The Legend of the Air Sellers”, “The Legend of the Chicken Driver"). 

Director: Cristian Mungiu, Hanno Höfer, Ioana Uricaru, Răzvan Mărculescu, Constantin Popescu

Writer: Cristian Mungiu

Stars: Alexandru Potocean, Ion Sapdaru, Tania Popa, Teo Corban, Vlad Ivanov


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Casting:

Alexandru Potocean The Secretary
Ion Sapdaru Militia officer Alexa
Tania Popa Camelia
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Produced By

Mobra Film
Icon Film

Distributors

Voodoo Films

Festivals, Awards

  1. 2009 - TIFF - Special Mention of the Romanian Film Days’ Jury
    2009 - UCIN - Best Screenplay
    2010 - Gopo - Best sound

Trivia

Cristian Mungiu on the film:
„However, I don’t want young people who watch the film to imagine that the Golden Age was cheerful.”
Tales of the Golden Age is comprised of several short films based on funny stories from the Communist epoch.”
„It’s more difficult when you’re making your second film.”
 
 

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