Cristian Mungiu's Retrospective

Tales from The Golden Age

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Film info

  • Country:Rumunjska, Francuska
  • Director:Cristian Mungiu, Hanno Hofer, Constantin Popescu, Ioana Uricaru, Razvan Marculescu
  • Year:2009
  • Duration:155'
  • Actors:Diana Cavallioti, Radu Iacoban, Vlad Ivanov


The final 15 years of the Ceausescu regime were the worst in Romania's history, but propaganda machine of that time referred without fail to that period as "the golden age"... Tales from the Golden Age adapts for screen the most popular urban myths of the period. Comic and bizarre myths that drew on the often surreal events of everyday life under the communist regime. Humor is what kept Romanians alive, and Tales from the Golden Age aims to re-capture that mood, portraying the survival of a nation having to face every day the twisted logic of a dictatorship.

Cristian Mungiu (27 April 1968) is a Romanian filmmaker. In 2002 he debuted with feature Occident. In 2007 Mungiu wrote and directed his second feature 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days. The film was received enthusiastically and won the coveted Palme d'Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. His 2012. film Beyond the Hills won the award for Best Screenplay at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan shared the award for Best Actress. The film has been selected as the Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards.

Screening schedule

  • 23.08.2017.

    Borovo theatre


Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema, Valpovo culture center, Centar znanja Vinkovci, Vucedol museum are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Ministarstvo kulture
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • TZ Vukovar
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Badel Pelinkovac
  • Borovo
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Hrvatska banka za obnovu i razvitak
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • PPD
  • Bobi

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