Cristi Puiu
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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006
10 Jan 2007 // 3:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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Cannes 2016: 'Café Society' + 'Sieranevada'
13 May 2016 // 6:00 AM

Two new films at the Cannes Film Festival, Woody Allen's Café Society and Cristi Puiu's Sieranevada, look back on the past, with very different results.

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
25 Apr 2006 // 10:00 PM

If only Lazarescu had wandered into a slick American melodrama, maybe someone would have made sure he received the relief he needed.

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

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"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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