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Illegitimate (Adrian Sitaru, 2016)

The predominate theme of Illegitimate, from Romanian director Adrian Sitaru, is that of love in extreme scenarios. One of these is delivered immediately in the film’s opening 15-minute-reunion sequence, which very quickly turns into an extended verbal sparring between a patriarch doctor (Titieni) and his adult offspring. The brood have discovered that under the Ceausescu regime, the father reported women attempting to get abortions to the authorities, with the man seeing nothing immoral about his actions…

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