The Aesthetics of the New Wave, According to Cristi Puiu

Doru POP


Cristi Puiu is one of the most important movie makers in the contemporary Romanian cinema. The director has reinvented himself and, in the process, reinvented the whole contemporary Romanian film has reinvented an entire aesthetic. This papers is dedicated to explain his role in the history of Romanian film as well as in the global cinema making.

Keywords: Cristi Puiu, Romanian New Wave, aesthe-tics, mizerabilism, naturalism