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Sieranevada (2016)

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Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death.

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Cristi Puiu

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Cristi Puiu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mara Elena Andrei Mara Elena Andrei ... Irina
Mirela Apostu Mirela Apostu ... Doamna insarcinata
Eugenia Bosânceanu Eugenia Bosânceanu ... Vecina in varsta
Ana Branescu Ana Branescu ... Andreea
Mimi Branescu ... Lary
Ilona Brezoianu ... Cami
Ana Ciontea Ana Ciontea ... Tanti Ofelia
Ioana Craciunescu Ioana Craciunescu ... Doamna Popescu
Valer Dellakeza Valer Dellakeza ... Preotul
Aristita Diamandi Aristita Diamandi ... Vecina
Dana Dogaru Dana Dogaru ... Doamna Mirica
Bogdan Dumitrache ... Relu
Simona Ghita Simona Ghita ... Simona
Marin Grigore Marin Grigore ... Sebi
Tatiana Iekel ... Tanti Evelina
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Three days after the terrorist attack on the offices of Parisian weekly Charlie Hebdo and forty days after the death of his father, Lary, a doctor in his forties is about to spend the Saturday at a family gathering to commemorate the deceased. But the occasion does not go according to expectations. Forced to confront his fears and his past, to rethink the place he holds within the family, Lary finds himself constraint to tell his version of the truth. Written by 69. Cannes International Film Festival 2016

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Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

3 August 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sierra-Nevada See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$247,196
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Official submission of Romania for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »

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Silvia Nastase is credited in the opening titles but not in the end credits. See more »

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References Beauty and the Beast (1991) See more »

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Composed bby Fabrizio De Andrè and Ivano Fossati
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just disappointing
30 July 2017 | by dorul13See all my reviews

a chain of vapid banalities and too underlined common aspects of everyday post- communism Romanian life thrown in in order to give some kind of authenticity. It lacks editing, character building, a interesting story to the script and a filming approach that goes with the message it tries to send (if any). Although I'm a big fan of Romanian cinematography which is frequently surprising, I had to force myself through the first painful long hour and after I gave up. I found neither humour, drama or emotions. Disappointing.


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