Mihaileanu's Concert examines the past denied

Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
To come to terms with the past. One’s own.
Radu Mihaileanu, Romanian (who fled to France in 1980 to escape the Ceausescu regime) and Jewish, is not one to renounce this filmmaker’s privilege, and after Train of Life and Live and Become [trailer, film focus], with The Concert [trailer, film focus] he now turns his gaze on the brutal communist dictatorship how it stripped many of everything they had, with no advance warning: jobs, children, the life they knew.

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