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38 Ratings


Directed by Cristi Puiu
Romania, Serbia, 2020


In a manor house in Transylvania, five characters discuss morality, religion, war. According to “Three Talks” by Vladimir Soloviev.

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The relentlessness of the crisply pronounced exchanges, with the camera roving from one speaker to the next, is so exhausting as to gradually drive even the most patient of viewers perfectly insane.
April 26, 2020
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Locating the middle ground between Luis Buñuel’s satirical view of the upper class and Manoel de Oliveira’s radically modernist revisions of period literature, Puiu has emerged with one of recent cinema’s most formally daring and intellectually provocative new works.
February 28, 2020
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It wouldn’t be cinema if Puiu hadn’t taken such pains to give his film a rigorous formal framework.
February 25, 2020
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