Cristian Mungiu

Filmmaker Cristian Mungiu


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Born in Iaşi in 1968, Cristian Mungiu studied English literature before making his directing debut in 2007 with 4 luni, 3 săptămâni şi 2 zile (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days), which brought him the Golden Palm in Cannes. The two films he has made since, Dupa dealuri (Beyond the Hills, 2012) and Bacalaureat (Graduation, 2016), have garnered numerous awards and established him as one of Europe’s most interesting filmmakers.

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