Romania, France, Croatia, North Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
The event does not go as planned. Discussions are heated, fierce differences of opinion arise. Forced to face his fears and his past, and obliged to reconsider his place in the family, Lary is left with no choice but to tell the truth ...
In 2001, he made his first feature film, STUFF AND DOUGH, a road movie shot with a hand-held camera in a near documentary style. In competition in the ‘Quinzaine des Réalisateurs’ section of the Cannes FF, the film won several awards in various festivals, in particular in Thessaloniki. Winner of the Golden Bear for the best short film at the Berlin IFF 2004 for CIGARETTES AND COFFEE, Cristi Puiu then shot THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU, which took the Prix Un Certain Regard in Cannes in 2005 as well as several other awards. His film AURORA in 2010 was the second part of a six-part series entitled “Six Stories from the Outskirts of Bucharest”.
SIERANEVADA is his fourth feature.
2001 - STUFF AND DOUGH
2004 - CIGARETTES AND COFFEE, short
2005 - THE DEATH OF MR LAZARESCU
2010 - AURORA
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Cristi Puiu
Written by: Cristi Puiu
Produced by: Anca Puiu
Cinematography: Barbu Balasoiu
Editing: Letitia Stefanescu, Ciprian Cimpoi, Julia Muresan
Production Design: Christina Barbu
Costume Design: Maria Pitea, Doina Raducut
Make-Up & Hair: Mojca Gorogranc Petrushevska
Sound Design: Jean Paul Bernard, Filip Muresan, Christophe Vingtrinier
Main Cast: Mimi Branescu (Lary), Judith State (Sandra), Bogdan Dumitrache (Relu)
Nominations and Awards
- EFA Feature Film Selection 2016