Photo of Cristi Puiu
Photo of Cristi Puiu

Cristi Puiu

“I’m not like other directors who don’t allow their actors to watch. I let them have one scene their way, one for me, then allow them to compare. I don’t choose actors for their appearance or ability in dancing or whatever, but because of their intelligence.”

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    CRISTI PUIU Romania, 2010

    A headliner of the recent Romanian New Wave, director Cristi Puiu’s slyly quotidian murder mystery confirms the vision revealed in his critical darling The Death of Mr. Lazerscu: a fastidious attention to social reality, human interaction, and the darkened moral pallor of post-Ceaușescu Romania.