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A Strong Film from Romania, Now on DVD

Since the fall of communism, there have been few Eastern European directors who have become as internationally known as Roman Polanksi and Milos Forman. But now from Romania comes Cristi Puiu, whose film The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, premiered at Cannes in 2005 and has been winning awards ever since. Now it's out on DVD. Our critic-at-large says the film does something few movies ever do.



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Other segments from the episode on September 27, 2006

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 27, 2006: Interview with Todd Phillips; Commentary on the musical group "Wire;" Review of the film "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu."


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