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Film Programs
Reinventing Realism — New Cinema from Romania
Back Home

May 27 at 2:00
East Building Auditorium

A writer disillusioned with his life in Bucharest returns to his ancestral village after a long absence, hoping for deliverance. He encounters two former classmates: Petrica, his old best friend now married with children, and Paula, his former sweetheart, recently divorced. A reflection on the painful struggles that persist below the surface of things, Back Home’s thoughtful message is balanced by cinematographer Andrei Butică’s poetic portrayal of small-town life. (Andrei Cohn, 2015, subtitles, 91 minutes)

courtesy Tandem Film

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The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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