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Director: Cristian Mungiu
Cast: Marin Grigore, Judith State, Macrina Barladeanu
Duration: 125 mins
"★★★★ – compelling" – Time Out
★★★★ – Telegraph
"Masterly... a piercing slow burn" – Hollywood Reporter
"★★★★ – Another very special film from this exceptionally gifted and thoughtful (and extremely angry) director" – Little White Lies
Returning from Germany to his Transylvanian hometown, Matthias (Grigore) receives a frosty reception from his wife and son, and feels that the place itself seems altogether colder.
Despite being populated for decades by a mix of ethnic groups, the arrival of legal Sri Lankan workers in the village bakery unites the locals in hatred.
A tense psychodrama dissecting the intricacies of xenophobia from Romanian auteur Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days).
Romanian/Hungarian/German with English subtitles