THE WAY I SPENT THE END OF THE WORLD (Cătălin Mitulescu, 2006)

Orson Welles, referring to Shoeshine (1946), expressed great admiration: “the camera disappeared, the screen disappeared; it was just life.” Few of us today would describe the effect of watching Vittorio De Sica’s film in quite this way, but Welles’s words might better suit Cătălin Mitulescu’s first feature, Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii, from Romania and […]