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Corneliu Porumboiu (Romanian pronunciation: [korˈnelju porumˈboju]; born 14 September 1975) is a Romanian film director and screenwriter. His 2006 feature 12:08 East of Bucharest won him the Caméra d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. He is the son of football referee Adrian Porumboiu. His 2015 film The Treasure was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Prix Un Certain Talent prize.[1][2]. His 2019 film The Whistlers (La Gomera) was shown in the main competition of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and was chosen as the Romanian submission for Best International Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Corneliu Porumboiu
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Corneliu Porumboiu in 2015
Born (1975-09-14) 14 September 1975 (age 44)



  1. ^ "2015 Official Selection". Cannes. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ Rebeccas Ford (23 May 2015). "Cannes: 'Rams' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 May 2015.

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