Cristian Mungiu

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About Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu (b. 1968, Iaşi) is a Romanian filmmaker, winner of the Palme d'Or in 2007. After studying English literature at the University of Iaşi, he worked for a few years as a teacher and as a journalist. After that, he enrolled at the University of Film in Bucharest to study film directing. After graduating in 1998, Mungiu made several short films. In 2002, he debuted with his first feature film, Occident. Occident enjoyed critical success, winning prizes in several film festivals and being featured in Director’s Fortnight at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.In 2007 Mungiu wrote and directed his second feature, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days. The film was received enthusiastically, attracting critical praise and being selected in the official competition at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, where it eventually won the coveted Palme d'Or for feature film, marking the first time that prize was awarded to a Romanian filmmaker. Mungiu has said that early Milos Forman and Robert Altman are important filmmakers who influenced him. He also respects the realism of Bicycle Thieves, among other famous realistic films. Mungiu is the brother of political analyst Alina Mungiu-Pippidi.

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1. Cristian Mungiu 12344
2. Nicolae Margineanu 1033
3. Stere Gulea 122
4. Tudor Giurgiu 38
5. Radu Mihăileanu 0

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16. José Padilha 13666
17. Hamid Tamjidi 13144
18. Abdul Wahid Nazari 12952
19. Razi Mohebi 12631
20. Cristian Mungiu 12344
21. Rangel Vulchanov 11624
22. Elia Kazan 9508
23. Azzedine Meddour 8897
24. S.S. Rajamouli 8772

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