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1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
A wealthy and aging Bucharest matriarch gives out bribes as she tries to buy her son out of a hit-and-run conviction.

Cast: Luminita Gheorghiu , Bogdan Dumitrache , Ilinca Goia , Florin Zamfirescu , Vlad Ivanov , Mimi Branescu , Natasa Raab , Isfan Alexandru

Director: Calin Peter Netzer

Genres: Drama

Child's Pose (2013)

Release Date: February 19th, 2013|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Growth is the film's subtext, and finally its subject. Never has a line of dialogue been more freighted with symbolism, or more grounded in literal reality, than when Barbu says, ever so quietly, "Mother, please unlock me." show more

  • 80
    New York Daily News

    The movie creates its own tightening vice grip. show more

  • 65
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Like the (far superior) recent Russian film "Elena," Child's Pose paints a compelling portrait of post-Soviet capitalism in all its uncorked appetites, its brash cronyism and graft, its pretensions, its clueless philistinism. show more

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