Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today’s Europe. Under General Antonescu, the massive anti-Semitism present in Romanian society was made official government policy, yet his role and that of his government in World War II are glorified to this day. A young director wants to clear up these national myths and to this end plans a theatre production. What with unwilling extras, patronizing patrons and the chaos in the director’s own life, the performance designed as a wake-up call mutates step by step to a farce.
With Scarred Hearts, RADU JUDE (*1977) won the Hamburg Producers' Prize for European Cinema Co-Productions at FILMFEST HAMBURG in 2016. His current sixth film won the main prize at Karlovy Vary.
"Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari"
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany
OV with English subtitles
Ioana Iacob, Alexandru Dabija, Alex Bogdan, Ilinca Manolache, Erban Pavlu, Ion Rizea, Claudia Ieremia, Bogdan Cotle, Liliana Ghia, Ion Arcudeanu, Mihai Niculescu, Gabriel Spahiu, Eduard Cîrlan, Larisa Cruneanu, Tudorel Filimon, Rare Hontzu, Ilinca Harnu, Andrea Tokai, Dana Bunescu, Sofia Nicolaescu, Luca Tudor, Gheorghe Mezei, Raducu Dumitru