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December 11th, 2018
NEW RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT
PRE-ORDER DATE
August 14th, 2017
STREET DATE
September 19th, 2017
IFC Films
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The Treasure (DVD)
SRP
$24.98
Discs
1
Rating
NR
Runtime
89mins
Item #
IFC9490
UPC
030306949093
Lang
RON
IFC Films
 The Treasure
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The Treasure

A hunt for buried treasure sends two men on a surprising comic caper in this Cannes prize-winning charmer from acclaimed director Corneliu Porumboiu (Police, Adjective; 12:08 East of Bucharest). Costi (Cuzin Toma) is a workaday family man whose cash-strapped next-door neighbor (Adrian Purcarescu) makes him an intriguing proposition: help him find the fortune reportedly buried somewhere on the grounds of his family’s country home and split the profits. But as the two men dig, they unearth more than they bargained for, excavating not only dirt, but traces of Romania’s often tumultuous history. Part modern day fable, part profound social commentary, The Treasure confirms Porumboiu’s status as “one of our great contemporary observers of the human comedy” (Variety).

 

Reviews:

“An ingeniously intricate goofball comedy.” – The New Yorker

 

“Provides a punch line as thrilling and haunting as anything I’ve seen on screen this year.” – The New York Times

 

“Surprising, delightful, and transcendently funny. ‘The Treasure’ comes as a breath of fresh air.” – The Playlist

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