12:08 East of Bucharest

Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Year: 2006
Running Time: 89
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: Romania
Language: Romanian [audio]
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12:08 East of Bucharest

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Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu


It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with his debts. Jderescu, the owner of a local television post, seems not to be so interested in the upcoming holidays. For him, the time to face history has come. Along with Manescu and Piscoci, he is trying to answer for himself a question which for 16 years has not had an answer: "Was it or wasn't it a revolution in their town?"

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