Cristina Flutur (born in Iași, Romania) is a Romanian film and theatre actress. In 2012 she made her debut in cinema, portraying the complex Alina Ringhis, main character in Cristian Mungiu's praised drama, Beyond the Hills. For her outstanding performance in this film she received the Best Actress Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Before 2012, she performed for several years in theatre productions, both in Romania, on the stage of the Radu Stanca National Theatre in Sibiu, and abroad, when on tour to Kiev, Sarajevo, Helsinki, Turku, Sankt-Petersburg, Skopjie, Trabzon, Ljiubljana, Naples, Bogota, Rome.
1 Biography 2 Artistic activity
2.1 Theatre 2.2 Film 2.3 Filmography
3 Awards 4 References 5 External links
She spent her childhood and her teenage years in Iași, Romania.
In the year 2000, after finishing high school, mathematics and physics
department, she decided to study Romanian and English languages and
literature, along with American literature, at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza
University in her hometown. Meantime, Cristina was a member of the
Ludic Theatre, a company of amateur theatre for students.
Nevertheless, after graduating from her first faculty, in 2004, she
decided to get seriously into acting and became a student at the
"Platonov" by A.P.Chekhov, directed by Al. Dabija, role: Alexandra Ivanovna; "Time for Love, Time for Death" by Fritz Kater, directed by Radu Alexandru Nica, roles: a pupil, the teacher, the storyteller; "Turandot" adapted from Carlo Gozzi, directed by Andrij Zholdak, role: Turandot; "The Guide of a Regained Childhood", by Andrei Codrescu, directed by Gavriil Pinte, role: Dulcea; "Metamorphosis" adapted from Publius Ovidius Naso, directed by Silviu Purcarete, performance based on improvisations; "Love Factory" by Darko Lukic, directed by Robert Raponja, role: Marie Duplessis; "Life with an Idiot" adapted from Victor Erofeev, directed by Andrij Zholdak, role: The Wife; "Othello?!" adapted from William Shakespeare, directed by Andrij Zholdak, role: Desdemona; "Today Is No Smoking Day" by Iustin Panta, directed by Gavriil Pinte, role: Iustina; "The Seagull" by A.P.Chekhov, directed by Andrei Serban, role: Nina Zarechnaya; "Plasticine" by Vasili Sigariev, directed by Vlad Massaci, role: Spira; "Rhinoceros" by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Tompa Gabor, role: The Waitress; "Pantagruel's Sister-in-Law" adapted from Rabelais, directed by Silviu Purcarete, performance based on improvisations; "The Human Voice" by Jean Cocteau, directed by Rodica Radu, one-woman show; "Derby – an improvisation championship" directed by Alexander Hausvater, performance based on improvisations; "Sweet Thursday" adapted from John Steinbeck, directed by Adriana Popovici, role: Ida; "The Clouds", by Aristophanes, directed by Florin Zamfirescu.
Theatre plays in Bucharest:
2017 - "Three Sisters", by A.P.Chekhov, directed by Gavriil Pinte,
role: Masha, Radio drama for Radio
Cristina Flutur was called for an audition for a part in the
new feature by the Romanian Golden Palm winner, Cristian Mungiu. After
a few screen tests, she was offered one of the main roles, that of a
troubled girl brought up in an orphanage, Alina Ringhis.
Acclaimed both by the critics and by the audience for her impecable,
most authentic, powerful and touching performance, she won the Best
Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
One year later, in 2013,
Cristina Flutur started her first project in
a foreign language, performing in French the role of
Cristina Boico in
the TV mini-series "Resistance".
Cristina Boico was a Romanian Jewish
woman who fought for the French Resistance during the Second World
War. Produced by Alain Goldman, the producer of "La mome", the
mini-series casts also Fanny Ardant, Richard Berry et Isabelle Nanty
and was broadcast in the spring of 2014 on
When I Die the World Ends (Sweden/Greece/Germany), short film, 2018,
directed by Jennifer Rainsford, role: Anna-Helen;
Hawaii (Romania), feature film, 2017, directed by Jesus del Cerro,
role: Ioana Balan;
Grain (film) (Turkey/Germany), feature film, 2017, directed by Semih
Kaplanoglu, role: Alice;
Fragments of Gabi (Belgium/Romania), short film, 2016, directed by
Jaro Minne, role: Gabi;
Raisa (Austria/Moldova/Romania), short film, 2015, directed by Pavel
Cuzuioc, role: Raisa Poiana;
Resistance (France), TV mini-series (TF1,
2012 Best Actress Award at the
2012 Cannes Film Festival
^ - "Cannes Awards 2012" , official website of Cannes Film Festival, May 2012. ^ -"Un premiu Cannes pentru Cristina Flutur" "Tribuna" website, May 2012. ^ - "Proiectele teatrale ale câștigătoarei Cannes, Cristina Flutur" "Sibiul.ro" website, May 2012. ^ - ""La mome" official website" , official website of the movie, February 2014.
Cristina Flutur, imdb.com
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Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 300188337 GND