Radu Muntean

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Radu Muntean (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈradu munˈte̯an]; born 8 June 1971 in Bucharest) is a Romanian film director and screenwriter. He is a central figure of the Romanian New Wave.[1][2]

Radu graduated from the Theater and Film Academy in Bucharest in 1994, where he directed three short films. Since 1996, he has directed over 400 commercials and has won over 40 national and international awards in various advertising festivals. His feature debut, The Rage, was awarded Best First Film by The Romanian Filmmakers Union, and Best Photography at the 2003 Transilvania International Film Festival. His second feature, The Paper Will Be Blue, as well as Boogie are representative of the Romanian New Wave.

His 2015 film One Floor Below was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[3]



  1. ^ The New Waves of Romanian Cinema by Calin Caliman, KinoKultura, 29 May 2007.
  2. ^ From Romania, a new force in world cinema by Cristian Lupso, Christian Science Monitor, 28 December 2007.
  3. ^ "2015 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 

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