I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians
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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: Romania Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Year: 2018

I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians

140 minutes/color

 

Director: Radu Jude

Screenplay: Radu Jude

Cinematographer: Marius Panduru

Editing: Catalin Cristutiu

Costume design: Ciresica Cuciuc, Iuliana Vilsan

Producer: Ada Solomon

 

Cast:

Ioana Iacob, Alexandru Dabija, Bogdan Alexandru, Ion Rizea, Claudia Ieremia, Ion Arcudeanu

 

Production:

Hi Film Productions, Endorfilm, Les Films d'Ici, Klas Film, Komplizen Film

World sales:

Beta Cinema

 

 Description:

"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians." These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement.

 

 

Radu Jude

Born in 1977 in Romania, Radu Jude graduates from the Media University of Bucharest and signs several short films including The Tube with a Hat (2006) and Alexandra (2006). His feature debut, The Happiest Girl in the World (2009), is awarded the CICAE prize in Berlin. He later directs Everybody in Our Family (2012) as well as two short films, Shadow of a Cloud (2013) and It Can Pass through the Wall (2014), both selected in the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes. His latest feature, Aferim! (2015), wins the Silver Bear for Best Director in Berlin.

 

Filmography:

2002 In familie (TV Series)

2006 Alexandra (Short)

2006 The Tube with a Hat (Short)

2007 In the Morning (Short)

2009 The Happiest Girl in the World

2011 A Film for Friends

2012 Everybody in Our Family

2013 Shadow of a Cloud (Short)

2014 It Can Pass Through the Wall (Short)

2014 Scurt/4: Istorii de inimã neagrã

2015 Aferim!

2016 Scarred Hearts

2017 The Dead Nation (Documentary)

2018 Cele doua executii ale Maresalului (Documentary short)

2018 I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians