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12:08 East of Bucharest Review

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  • 4.0

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    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Scott Brown

    12:08 East of Bucharest is a shrewdly built comedy, but the characters are broad-verging-on-cheap unholy hick fools.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Porumboiu's picture, small and pungent, lacks the resonance of "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu," Cristi Puiu's masterpiece of contemporary Romanian malaise released in the U.S. last year. But this one's less forbidding, and it has a satisfying shape and fullness.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    It's clear that an exceptional body of work is coming out of this country at this particular time and place. It's not necessary to categorize these films to enjoy them, it's just necessary to go.

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