Corneliu Porumboiu

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Cannes

CANNES 2019: LA GOMERA BY CORNELIU PORUMBOIU

By Mónica Delgado

Mafias, narcs, a femme fatale, a corrupt policeman, a search for the booty and a paradisiac scenario as classic elements of a police movie or thriller, transformed by Corneliu Porumboiu with a peculiar style and sense of humor. Divided in acts, named by different characters’ names, La Gomera shows two things: a master of cinema in directing and an affirmation that Romanian cinema can go beyond its social realism

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Cannes

CANNES 2019: LA GOMERA DE CORNELIU PORUMBOIU

Por Mónica Delgado

Mafias, narcos, una femme fatale, un policía corrupto, búsqueda del botín y un escenario paradisíaco como elementos clásicos de un thiler o policial pero que el rumano Corneliu Porumbiou transforma con un peculiar estilo y sentido del humor. Dividida en actos, que llevan nombres de los personajes, La Gomera muestra dos cosas: a un cineasta maestro en la dirección, y a una afirmación de que el cine rumano festivalero puede ir más allá de su realismo social.

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Cinéma du Réel

CINÉMA DU REEL 2018: INFINITE FOOTBAL BY CORNELIU PORUMBOIU

by José Sarmiento Hinojosa

In one of the latest scenes of the film we travel an empty highway towards civilization. It’s a beautiful scene, since it breaks out the lonely state of its lead character, but also the overall feeling of a country full of expectations, a Romania that, being integrated to the European Union, dreamed of progress and welfare, but whose dreams lay lifeless in the thick mud of ungovernability and corruption. Porumboiu has found a perfect excuse, as always, to talk about the state of a country in limbo, in this infinite football game that is life. 

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