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The Rest is Silence (2007)

Restul e tacere (original title)
In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »

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Nae Caranfil

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Nae Caranfil
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marius Florea Vizante ... Grigore 'Grig' Ursache
Ovidiu Niculescu ... Leon Negrescu
Mirela Zeta Mirela Zeta ... Emilia
Sandu Mihai Gruia ... Iancu Ursache
Valentin Popescu ... Catargiu
Nicu Mihoc Nicu Mihoc ... Anton Vorbula
Gavril Patru Gavril Patru ... The Cameraman
Silviu Biris Silviu Biris ... Raoul
Vlad Zamfirescu Vlad Zamfirescu ... Nutu Ferefide
Samuel Tastet Samuel Tastet ... Raymond Duffin
Florin Zamfirescu Florin Zamfirescu ... Colonel Guta - Chief of Police
Alexandru Hasnas Alexandru Hasnas ... King Carol I
Ioana Bulca Ioana Bulca ... Aristizza
Eric Coustaud Eric Coustaud ... Leroy
Constantin Dita Constantin Dita ... Art Student
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Storyline

In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War that had been fought in 1877. Now, "Restul e tacere" tells us, in a loose and half-fictionalized way, the story of this movie making. Written by Mihnea Columbeanu

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian | French | German

Release Date:

7 March 2008 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

A többi néma csend See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,430,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,921
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Romania's official entry as 'Best Foreign Language Film' for the Academy Awards 2009. See more »

Quotes

Carol I: A "director"...?... So what the hell does this child do?
Grig: Me, I reign, Sire!
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References The Independence of Romania (1912) See more »

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User Reviews

 
first post-revolutionary fairy tale
13 January 2009 | by bido77See all my reviews

For 20 years I have been waiting for a Romanian movie that I could actually enjoy. Don't get me wrong, I am not about to comment from an advised point of view the post-revolutionary Romanian cinematography - I am sure it is of great value, but I have simple tastes - I like emotions and I like beauty wherever I can find it. Seeing this movie I was moved to tears by its simple yet very clever story, nice decent humor and lovely settings. And hearing again my lovely language - I cannot tell you what it felt like - no swearing, no ugly words, just pure poetry. THANK YOU. This last part of my message is addressed to the administrator of the IMDb site. I must say I am not particularly pleased with this rule that states that our comments must be at least 10 rows long. Comments should be as lengthy as they must be, I see no reason why I should invent things just to get published.


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