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March 31, 2023

Feature films by Cristian Mungiu and Radu Jude, at London International Film Festival

The 56th London International Film Festival (BFI), which started Wednesday, will offer viewers 12 days  of watching over 200 productions from 68 countries.  Romania is present with “Beyond the Hills” by Cristian Mungiu, and “Everybody in Our Family” by Radu Jude.The program of the festival, of which the Romanian Cultural Institute in London is a partner for the third year in succession, also includes the Romanian-British short film “Along the lines”, directed by Catalina Niculescu, and “Treaty on Mud and Eternity””, an outstanding film by Romanian-born French visual artist Isidore Isou. As with the previous editions, Romanian cinematography is strongly represented at the event.Cristian Mungiu’s “Beyond the Hills” a film that won two awards at this year’s Cannes Film Film Festival 2012 and a winner of multiple awards at other international festivals, will be shown at the Journey Gala sponsored by  Sight and Sound, the official BFI publication which put the film at the top of a list of recommended films at the festival. The first Romanian film to be projected at the BFI is Radu Jude’s “Everybody in Our Family”. An entry at the Berlin Film Festival and winner at festivals in  Sarajevo, Namur and Anonimul-Sfantu Gheorghe, the film is a drama with comedy noir accents set out to present life and interaction in a dysfunctional family in contemporary Bucharest.

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