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This edition: The Way I Spent the End of the World

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Episode Details

(2006/Romania, 106 min., color, drama, in Romanian with English subtitles) Dir.: Catalin Mitulescu. Cast: Doroteea Petre, Timotei Duma, Mircea Diaconu, Jean Constantin. Life in Bucharest in 1989, the final year of Ceausescu's dictatorship. A 17-year-old girl accidentally breaks a bust of Ceausescu and the act has repercussions for her, her boyfriend, a new boy she meets at a reformatory, and her entire family, including her 7-year-old brother.

Discussion guest: Catherine Portuges, Univ. of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Guest List

Catherine Portuges Film Studies Director & Professor, Comparative Literature, University of Massachusets Amherst