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100 Lei

Mircea Saucan / RO, 1973 / 97 min.

Two brothers, two different characters, conflict: tensions also exist in families under Socialism. Director Mircea Saucan depicts the rebellion of young Petre as a symbolic revolt against the stifling climate in  Romania under the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu.

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Mircea Saucan (1928-2003) is one of the “forefathers” of the Romanian New Wave, together with directors like Alexandru Tatos and Lucian Pintilie. Eye now screens the restored director”s cut of 100 Lei.

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Director

Mircea Saucan

Production year

1973

Country

RO

Original title

100 Lei

Length

97 min.

Language

Romanian

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Romanian Cinema

No films were made in Romania at all in 2000. Twenty years later, films by Romanian directors premiere all over the world and the Romanian New Wave has found its rightful place in film history.

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