Radu Jude’s „Scarred Hearts”: Engaging with Romanian literature, historical anti-Semitism and the genre of the period film

A text by Veronica Lazăr and Andrei Gorzo   The relation between the film and the literary text In its opening credits, Radu Jude’s beautiful and stimulating Scarred Hearts describes itself as a film “freely adapted from Max Blecher’s literary works”. It is worth trying to establish more precisely what kind of adaptation we are […]