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20 domestic releases expected in Romanian cinemas this year

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- Films by Cristian Mungiu, Cristi Puiu, Radu Jude and former audience darling Nae Caranfil are set to premiere in 2016

20 domestic releases expected in Romanian cinemas this year
Marian Crişan's thriller Orizont is the first domestic release of 2016

Approximately 20 domestic films will be released in Romanian cinemas in 2016, with several comebacks by important directors expected to impress the local audiences. Cristian Mungiu’s Family Pictures [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Cristian Mungiu
film profile
]
, Cristi Puiu’s Sierra Nevada [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Cristi Puiu
film profile
]
, Radu Jude’s Scarred Hearts [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Radu Jude
film profile
]
 and Nae Caranfil’s 6,9 on the Richter Scale [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
will most likely meet the public this autumn, hopefully after selections at important film festivals. Romanian cinema can also boast an impressive range of styles and genres tackled by local directors in 2016. 

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Spring is increasingly popular in terms of domestic releases, with six scheduled over the next few months. Marian Crişan’s thriller Orizont [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Marian Crisan
film profile
]
will be the first domestic release of 2016, on 12 February, followed by Ruxandra Zenide’s atmospheric drama The Miracle of Tekir [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
on 4 March and Adrian Sitaru’s Berlinale-selected Illegitimate (read the news) on 18 March. Cătălin Mitulescu’s family drama By the Rails [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Cătălin Mitulescu
film profile
]
(formerly known as Rumeno) will also be released in March. April and May will see two comedies on offer: Lie to Me Nicely in the Old Town by Iura Luncaşu and Cristina Iacob’s #Selfie69, the sequel to #Selfie [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
, Romania’s most popular domestic release of 2014 (102,000 admissions). 

2016 comes with promising first features and/or films directed by women. Titles in both categories include Iulia Rugină’s Breaking News, Catrinel Dănăiaţă’s Double [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
and Anca Miruna Lăzărescu’s That Trip We Took with Dad. Bogdan Mirică will release his first feature, Dogs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bogdan Mirica
film profile
]
, a thriller starring Dragoş Bucur, in the second half of the year.

Anca Damian will release her live-action feature In Perfect Health, Radu Potcoavă is preparing a premiere for The Summer Has Ended, and Dan Chişu, Romania’s most prolific independent director, will release The Birthday Party. Romanians will also be able to watch Radu Mihăileanu’s English-language debut, History of Love [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, and Paul Negoescu’s comedy Two Lottery Tickets [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Paul Negoescu
film profile
]
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