I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany| 201| DCP | Color | 139 min | Radu Jude
SATURDAY 5 | CINEMEX REFORMA CASA DE ARTE SALA 1 | 15:30 HRS | 139 MIN
MONDAY 7 | CINEMEX PLAZA INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:30 HRS | 139 MIN
Director: Radu Jude
Screenplay: Radu Jude
Producer: Ada Solomon
Cinematography: Marius Panduru
Editing: Catalin Cristuțiu
Sound: Jean Umanski
Production Company: Hi Film, Endofilm, Les Films D´Ici, Klas Film, Komplizen, ZDF/Arte, TVR, with the support of Romanian Film Centre, Czech Film Fund
Cast: Ioana Iacob, Alexandru Dabija, Alex Bogdan, Ilinca Manolache, Șerban Pavlu, Ion Rizea, Claudia Ieremia, Bogdan Cotlet, Liliana Ghiță, Ion Arcudeanu, Mihai Niculescu, Gabriel Spahiu, Eduard Cîrlan, Larisa Crunțeanu, Tudorel Filimon, Rareș Hontzu
Military reenactment – Hannah Arendt – show – 1941, “the year that keeps returning”, as been from 2018 – quotations – firearms – archive footage – the Odessa massacre – 16mm and video – the Military Museum – negationism – videomapping – burlesque – dialogues – fanfare – Isaac Babel – fragmented narrative – Wein die Soldaten durch die Stadt marschieren – trivialization by comparison – script by Marshal Antonescu – fire – directed by Radu Jude – featuring Ioana Jacob, Alexandru Dabija, Alex Bogdan – barracks jokes – ordinary people – nunca más! – the present past, the past present.
Radu Jude is a director and screenwriter. He studied filmmaking in Bucharest and started his career as an assistant director. In 2006, he made the short film “The Tube with a Hat”, winner of more than 50 international awards. Jude´s feature debut “The Happiest Girl in the World”(2009) was selected for more than 50 international film festivals. In 2016, he made his debut as a theatre director with his stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman´s “Scenes of Marriage”. The international premiere of “The Dead Nation” (2017) marked his debut in documentary film. His latest feature “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” (2018) deepens the connection between personal and political.
Mezinárodní Filmový Festival Karlovy Vary – Official Selection Competition – 2018, República Checa