director: cristian mungiu
producer: cristian mungiu
production: mobra films, why not productions, wild bunch production, les films du fleuve, france 3 cinema
romania france belgium | digital 2016
romeo aldea (49), a physician living in a small mountain town in transylvania, has raised his daughter eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. his plan is close to succeeding -eliza has won a scholarship to study psychology in the uk. she just has to pass her final exams – a formality for such a good student. on the day before her first written exam, eliza is assaulted in an attack that could jeopardize her entire future. now romeo has to make a decision. there are ways of solving the situation, but none of them using the principles he, as a father, has taught his daughter.
cannes oficial competition – best director | toronto film festival | telluride film festival | bfi london film festival | new york film festival | brother manaki film festival golden camera 300 nominee | cesar awards- best foreign film | european film awards nominee: director screenwriter | afi fest | karlovy vary film festival | vancouver film festival | chicago film festival – best actor, best screenplay | stockholm film festival | moscow film festival | golden horse film festival | ghent film festival | sydney film festival | melbourne film festival | sarasota film festival | hamburg film festival – critics award | philadelphia film festival | zurich film festival | dublin film festival | fajr film festival | hong kong film festival | sarajevo film festival viennale | tromsø film festival fipresci prize | argentine film critics association awards, best foreign film | palm springs film festival | shanghai film festival