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The Delta of Bucharest

TIFF.19 - Zilele Filmului Românesc

The Delta of Bucharest TIFF.19

Category: Zilele Filmului Românesc

Section: Zilele Filmului Românesc
Director: Eva Pervolovici
Cast: Lena Constante, Ileana Samoilă, Elisabeta Ciortea, Gigel Enache
Duration: 1h 32
Country: Romania
Year: 2020

*To avoid any confusion, please note that 00:00 is midnight hour between the specified calendar day of the show and the previous day. For example,00:00, May 14 means midnight between May 13 and May 14.

1984. Ceauşescu ordered the demolition of an architectural monument of the 18th century, the imposing Văcăreşti monastery in Bucharest, transformed into a political prison in 1846. He wanted to build an artificial lake in its place. After having built five kilometers of walls, he did not have time to see the completion of his project. History caught up with him as he was executed in 1989. The abandoned land of what had been Văcăreşti has slowly transformed into the world's biggest urban Delta... Here is the story of this extraordinary place.