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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Original name: Priveste înainte cu mânie
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated uprisings. Now that he has achieved what he has fought for, he is unemployed and everything around him seems to fall to pieces. His whole family falls victim to the changes of the early 90s. His daughter prostitutes herself, his elder son ends up in prison and his younger son becomes a thief.
Plot: communism, prison, prostitute, friendship, family relations, economics, street gang, greek, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, vandalism, worker, factory, brother sister relationship, unemployment, bar, frustration, friend, fired from the job, tragic event, labor strike, factory worker, destruction of property
Place: romania, bucharest

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Caravan Serai (1986)
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Duration: 115 min.
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Child's Pose (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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