Beyond the Hills

Beyond The Hills (După dealuri) (2012)

Beyond The Hills (După dealuri) first published by Little White Lies Lesbian nuns! Exorcism! A ‘two-way anus’! Knowing in advance that these motifs form part of the texture in Cristian Mungiu’s latest feature might lead the unsuspecting viewer to imagine that the director of 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (2007) has decided to redirect the Romanian New Wave towards pure exploitation,…

4 Months

4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (2007)

4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days published in Film International Issue #32, March/April 2008 Romania’s Communist era may have come to an abrupt end in the popular uprising of 1989 that saw Ceaucescu deposed and executed, but it is only recently that Romanian cinema has undergone its own revolution, transforming from a cottage industry…