Bogdan Stamatin

Bogdan Stamatin

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Artistic Director @ Câmpulung Film Fest

Favorite films

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • Holy Motors
  • Stroszek

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  • The Unseen River

    ★★★★

  • Six Men Getting Sick

    ★★½

  • Beanfilm

    ★★★½

  • Lucky

    ★★★

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  • Megacities

    Megacities

    ★★★★

    Glawogger, as hard as it is to remember this surname, as easily to recall his films. Megacities is a constructed documentary, focusing on poverty in some of the world’s largest cities (of the ‘90s): Mumbai, New York, Ciudad de Mexico, Moscow. Surreal images are intertwined with some of the most brilliant and hard worked editing seen in a documentary. The opening scene revolving around a packed train running through the Mumbai slums is masterful. Glawogger made no secret of the…

  • Stuff and Dough

    Stuff and Dough

    ★★★½

    Credited with being the first ripple in what was later to be called the Romanian New Wave, Stuff and Dough stands tall and strong, some more than 15 years later. It gracefully captures the whole grit and slime of Romania at the turn of the century, without becoming captive in masochistic admiration of its superb ugliness. Instead it follows youth. On a mission to deliver a suspicious package from the seaside to the capital, the three, in a brilliant interpretation…