Centrul Astra Film

 

 

Astra Film Festival

Apocalypse By Cioran, The

Sorin Ilie┼čiu | Gabriel Liiceanu | Romania | 1995 | 58'

Synopsis:

"Universal history is nothing more than the recurrence of catastrophes in the expecattion of the final catastrophe."(E. Cioran) The film brings the wiewer to Cioran"s home in Paris, walks along with him to his favourite places, and records his recolllections of a "lost Paradise", his place of birth in a village near Sibiu, where he never returned. we meet Cioran the philosopher and Cioran the man, profound and explosively humorous, shortly before his departure from this world. the film is narrated by the outstanding Romanian philosopher Gabriel Liiceanu.