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5 Ratings

The Wall


Directed by Constantin Vaeni
Romania, 1975


A young man closes himself up within walls after the death of his laborer father on a strike to continue giving life to the clandestine newspaper “Free Romania”. A history of double lives, of suspicion, and of the psychological struggle within their characters against the reality that surround them.

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The Wall Directed by Constantin Vaeni

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  • José Neves's rating of the film The Wall

    4,5. A blu-ray projection that wasn't in the best conditions. A rare Romanian film strongly related with the Polish avant-garde cinema of the previous decade, from Skolimowsky to Wajda. A political utopia -the possibility of a communist uprising, which in Poland was the barrier itself to utopia- associated with a permanent formal invention of times permanently criss-crossed, with constant stimulating editing phrases.

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