The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians

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The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians
Pruncul, petrolul ┼či ardelenii | Dan Pita, 1982
Romania | Format: 35mm | 108 minutes

New 35mm print!

The last part in the trilogy follows the three brothers on their way home, but having to settle in Swanton City where the eldest of them finds oil while digging for water. Romanian propaganda films were never that inventive.

Part of Special Program: Creative Freedom Through Cinema

Making Waves continues its special program about the relationship between arts and politics, focusing on film as a propaganda tool and inviting the Czech Republic and Slovakia to join in the conversation. Special screenings of landmark films by Dan Pita, Mircea Veroiu, Stefan Uher and Jiri Menzel will be accompanied by a panel. Presented in partnership with the Romanian National Film Center, Czech Center New York and the Slovak Film Institute, with the leading support of the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

Series: Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema 2013

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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