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  • A man wearing a mouse ears hat looks at a postcard; a painting of the Virgin Mary and Jesus is on the wall behind him, with a cross below.
  • Three men and a woman stand in a cluster, all looking concerned.
  • An older man looks in the mirror and straightens his collar.
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Monday, November 25

(2003, Lucian Pintilie) Drawn together by the marriage of their children, stoic retired colonel and gregarious forward-thinker do… what? “Infused with a delicate, almost coy sense of the absurd.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times. 35mm. Approx. 100 min.


“A mordant almost-comedy that represents a bridge—and also a battle—between the old Romania and the new [...] its observant naturalism [is] infused with a delicate, almost coy sense of the absurd.”
– A. O. Scott, The New York Times

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