• Released
  • September 9, 2011
  • 3 hr 0 min
  • Documentary
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The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu Synopsis
Camera footage of Romania's former dictator shows him in official settings.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
An epic indictment of media manipulation, this avant-doc delivers its coup de grâce once the camera finally demands accountability -...
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
In many respects Ceausescu turns out to be as much the author of this brilliant documentary as the director, Andrei Ujica, who waded...
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88

Slant Magazine

By Michael Nordine
Manages to be intimate and impersonal at the same time, a trait constantly reinforced by his portrayal of not only Ceausescu but the...
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88

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
A must-see for any student of history, political rhetoric and film poetics at their most vagrant and revelatory.
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83

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Most likely, The Autobiography Of Nicolae Ceausescu will mean the most to actual Romanians, who will recognize the locations and fashions,...
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80

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Informative and, especially in its last hour, surprisingly dramatic.
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Los Angeles Times

With its hefty running time, the film builds an unexpected emotional resonance, though never exactly sympathy, as over the years Ceausescu...
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70

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The title's no joke: the film presents Ceausescu as he presented himself to the world and wanted to be remembered.
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