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The Eruption

Liviu Ciulei / RO, 1957 / 99 min.

An oil field is the scene of torrential passion: this impressive debut mixes Soviet formalism with 1950s Hollywood noir and melodrama. The Eruption is a forgotten masterpiece which has rarely been screened outside Romania since 1989.

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Director

Liviu Ciulei

Production year

1957

Country

RO

Original title

Eruptia

Length

99 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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