Tuesday, After Christmas Poster

Release Date: May 5th, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Middle-aged Paul (Mimi Branescu) lives in a pleasant Bucharest apartment with his wife, Adrianna (Mirela Oprisor), and their 9-year-old daughter. But unbeknown to Adrianna, Paul is also having an affair with the family's dentist, Raluca (Maria Popistasu). As Christmas approaches, Paul finds himself forced to choose between the woman with whom he has shared the last decade of his life and the passionate new partner who has given him a revitalized image of himself.

Cast: Mimi Branescu, Maria Popistasu, Mirela Oprisor, Dragos Bucur, Victor Rebengiuc, Sasa Paul-Szel

Director: Radu Muntean

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Lorber Films

Keywords: Husband, Temptation, Forbidden love, Daughter, Wife, Friend, Emotional, 2000s, Family, Moving, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

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  • At first glance, Tuesday, After Christmas seems, in both form and content, only a modestly ambitious endeavor. Yet the singular attention with which it carries out its aims-and the rigorous success it ultimately attains-is nonetheless unsparing, and bracing. show more

  • The dissected minutiae of this adultery drama unfortunately doesn't add up to a very original or moving whole. show more

  • The latest bloom from the flourishing garden that is Romanian cinema, Radu Muntean's Tuesday, After Christmas chronicles the emotional fallout from a classic love triangle, but it unfolds with the agonizing tension of a suspense film. show more

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