The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu

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The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu
Directed byAndrei Ujică
Running time
187 minutes

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu (Romanian: Autobiografia lui Nicolae Ceaușescu) is a 2010 Romanian documentary film directed by Andrei Ujică.[1][2] The three-hour-long documentary covers 25 years in the life of Nicolae Ceaușescu and was made using 1,000 hours of original footage from the National Archives of Romania.


  • The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu was awarded the Great Prize of the documentary section of the Bergen International Film Festival.[3]
  • In 2010, The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu won the Best East European Documentary Award at the 14th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival in Jihlava, the Czech Republic.[4]

Technical details[edit]

  • Original version time: 180 min.
  • Premiere in Romania: 2010
  • White / Black and Color.
  • Scenario and direction: Andrei Ujică
  • Sound design and design: Dana Bunescu
  • Archives Research: Titus Muntean
  • Visual Consultant: Vivi Dragan Vasile (RSC)
  • Colorist: Roberta Raduca
  • Producer: Velvet Moraru
  • With: Nicolae Ceausescu, Elena Ceausescu, Kim Jong-il, Mao Zedong, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Imelda Marcos, Charles de Gaulle, etc.
  • Studio: ICON production © 2010


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