26.9. - 5.10.2019

Beyond the Hills Rumania 2012 | 150 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Cristian Mungiu

Cristian Mungiu (*1968) studied film science in Bucharest. In 2007, he was the first Rumanian to win the Golden Palm in Cannes for 4 months, 3 weeks & 2 days. The film was chosen as Rumania’s nomination for an Oscar.

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Voichita lives in a Rumanian convent.An unexpected visit sends ripples into herremote world: Alina has come to collect her best friend.Voichita and Alina grew up in a Rumanianorphans' home and had sworn everlasting love.Voichita assures Alina that nothing has changed, but makes clear thatshe has now found happiness in God. For Alinethis makes no sense, she protests, goes on the rampage, terrorizesVoichita.With the religious means at theirdisposal, the convent community try to heal the "possessed" Alina andher pain - with confession, fasting, Hail Marys, exorcism.Based on a true story that caused a sensationin Rumania in 2005, the film won the prize for the best screenplay at Cannesand the two protagonists won the prize for best actress.
Orig. Title: După dealuri
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Romanian
Section: Agenda 12
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Screenplay: Cristian Mungiu
Cast: Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur, Valeriu Andriuta
Producer: Cristian Mungiu,Pascal Caucheteux,Grégoire Sorlat,Vincent Maraval,Jean-Pierre
Sprachfassung: OV
Camera: Oleg Mutu
Set Designer: Călin Papură, Mihaela Poenaru
Cutter: Mircea Olteanu
Format: dcp
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