France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Germany, 2014, 12’
directed by: Cristi Puiu
written by: Cristi Puiu
cast: Marian Râlea, Valeria Seciu
cinematography: Luchian Ciobanu
edited by: Ion Ioachim Stroe
producers: Mirsad Purivatra, Izeta Gradević, Jovan Marjanović
production: Obala Art Centar, deFilm, Digital Cube
Cannes Film Festival 2014
A prisoner of a fiction of his own making, Mr Popescu, gives his wife a short lecture on history, joining together the discordant pieces of an eternally incomplete jigsaw puzzle.
Cristi Puiu is one of the most acclaimed representatives of the Romaian New Wave. He directed films like Stuff And Dough, Cigarettes And Coffee, The Death Of Mr. Lazarescu and Aurora. Won awards in Cannes and at Berlinale.