Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

Directed by Radu Jude

Romanian writer/director Radu Jude’s Golden Bear winning drama/documentary hybrid follows young teacher Emi (Pascariu) as she is faced with career and reputational ruin after posting an amateur porn clip online. The film was shot in Bucharest during lockdown, incorporating the pandemic into its storyline. It’s a formally vigorous and coruscating look at Romanian history and society that also offers food for thought on patriarchy and a woman’s right to her sexuality.

Translated title:
Babardeala cu bucluc sau porno balamuc

Languages:
Romanian

Subtitles:
Full English

Duration:
131 minutes

Country of origin:
Croatia, Czech Republic, Luxembourg and Romania

Year of production:
2021