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The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu: seeing red

Romanian expatriate Andrei Ujica spent four years combing through the national film and television archives of his homeland to assemble this epic documentary, which uses official images of communist political pageantry to revisit Nicolae Ceausescu’s quarter century of misrule. Like the slow-moving but hypnotic dramas of the Romanian new wave (The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, […]