STUFF AND DOUGH
Director Cristi Puiu
Cast Alexandru Papadopol, Dragoș Bucur
Screenplay Cristi Puiu, Răzvan Rădulescu
Cinematography Silvu Stavilã
2001 | France | Approx. 90 min. | In Romanian, with English subtitles
(2001, Cristi Puiu) A teen, his slacker friend, and girlfriend try to deliver black market prescription drugs, in the deadpan debut by Death of Mr. Lazarescu director Cristi Puiu. Shown recently at Film Forum as part of its festival The Romanians: 30 Years of Cinema Revolution, a co-presentation of the Bucharest-based Making Waves festival.
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A MAKING WAVES FILM FESTIVAL RELEASE
“Like so many recent Romanian films, STUFF AND DOUGH is tremendously well made on almost no budget, and blends the rhythms of ordinary life with a subtly ominous atmosphere and elements of thriller.”
– Andrew O’Hehir, Salon