In 1905, the sailors on the battleship Potemkin are given political asylum in Romania - an act of defiance against Russia. In 2021, a sculptor (Alexandru Dabija) wants to create an artwork inspired by the event. “The Potemkinists” is a comedy about art, history, memory and cinema.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Radu Jude

Written by: Radu Jude

Produced by: Ada Solomon

Cinematography: Marius Panduru

Editing: Catalin Cristutiu

Sound: Titi Fleancu

Cast: Alexandru Dabija, Cristina Draghici

Nominations and Awards

  • Short Film Candidates 2022