Police, Adjective

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Police, Adjective
Film poster
Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu
Produced by Marcela Ursu
Written by Corneliu Porumboiu
Starring Dragoș Bucur
Edited by Roxana Szel
Release date
  • May 2009 (2009-05)
Running time
115 minutes
Country Romania
Language Romanian

Police, Adjective (Romanian: Polițist, Adjectiv) is a 2009 Romanian drama film directed by Corneliu Porumboiu. The movie focuses on policeman Cristi, who is investigating a teenage boy who has been smoking hashish. Over time, Cristi begins to question the ethical ramifications of his task.[1][2]



Police, Adjective won the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

The film was the official Romanian entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 82nd Academy Awards.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Morris, Wesley (2010-01-22). "Boston.com: Police, Adjective". boston.com. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  2. ^ Turan, Kenneth (2009-12-23). "LA Times.com: Police, Adjective". latimes.com. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Police, Adjective". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  4. ^ ""Police, adjective", nominated to represent Romania for Oscar". Romanian Times. Retrieved 2009-09-13. 

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