THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD by Radu Jude, comedy, Romania, Netherlands, 2009, 100′
Romanian Film Festival at Stanford University, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University
A teenage girl travels to Bucharest with her parents to claim the car she has won in a soft drink contest and to shoot a commercial.
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 5:00 pm @ Coppola Theater, San Francisco State University
THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD, Radu JUDE (Romania, Netherlands, 2008, 100 minutes) – Art Cinema Award, Berlinale Forum 2009
Synopsis : This sweet, simple fascinating story highlights the daily life of a Romanian family that leaves the countryside to visit Bucarest for the day. This subtle comedy smartly unveils the economic and social contradictions Romania experiences.