All Criminals? Italian Police Raid Romanian Actress’s Hotel Room

Last May, the Romanian actress Laura Vasiliu was in Cannes, France. The star of Cristian Mungiu’s film “4 months, 3 week, 2 days,” Ms. Vasiliu was there for the Cannes Film Festival, where Mungiu’s film would be awarded the prestigious Palme d’Or. Tuesday night, Ms. Vasiliu was in Turin Italy, where at two in the morning the door to her hotel room was broken down by Italian carabinieri. The Italian police had somehow managed to confuse Ms. Vasiliu with a child trafficker. They searched her room and were reportedly preparing to arrest her, when they finally recognized their mistake and […]

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