Top Romanian Movies

Drama

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

We are in the last years of communism in Romania. The movie 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days tells the story of Otilia and Găbiță, 2 students who share the same dorm room. At that time, abortion was forbidden. Dictator Ceausescu had issued a decree in this regard to increase the birth rate. Gabita is ...Read More

Drama

One Step Behind the Seraphim (2017)

The main character in the movie A Step Behind the Seraphim is Gabriel, an adolescent student of an Orthodox theological seminary. He is brought by his parents to the seminary. The action follows the evolution of the adolescent from his arrival at the seminary and presents the process of his adaptation to the ...Read More

Drama Thriller

The Father Who Moves Mountains (2021)

The Romanian film The Father Who Moves Mountains is starring Mircea, a former intelligence officer who finds out that his son is gone missing in the Bucegi Mountains. He joins the local mountain rescue team. When they fail in the boy's location efforts, Mircea creates his own rescue team. He will almost literally ...Read More

Comedy Drama

Philanthropy (2002)

Filantropica (Philanthropy) is in my opinion one of  top romanian movies made in Romania after the 1989 Revolution. The movie satirizes the Romanian life seen through the eyes of professor Ovidiu Gorea who encounters the Romanian daily life with all its defects. Ovidiu is a 35-year-old bachelor who still lives with his parents. He ...Read More

Drama

Child’s Pose (2013)

The movie Child's Pose speaks with emotion, but also with humor, about the relationship between a domineering mother and her adult son. Child's Pose is a drama film about the traumas of suffocating children through love, about the scars that parents leave on their children's personality and life. The movie is a radiograph ...Read More

Drama

Aferim! (2015)

The movie Aferim!, directed by Radu Jude, is the winner of the Silver Bear Award, received at the Berlin International Film Festival for Best Director. The action of the film takes place in Wallachia (a Romanian province in the south of the country), in the first half of the 19th century. Having the ...Read More

Crime Drama Thriller

Why Me? (2015)

The Why me? movie is inspired by real facts that took place in the 2000s, when the young prosecutor Cristian Panait is appointed to investigate the case of a fellow senior prosecutor who has several accusations. His college is suspected of bribery, forgery and use of forgery, theft of documents. The investigation has ...Read More

Drama

Roxanne (2013)

In the drama movie Roxanne, the main character Tavi , played by Serban Pavlu, is a guy about 40 years old, who works as a computer graphic designer and who is characterized by a certain dose of immaturity. He divides his life between computer graphics, a sick mother and Oana, his girlfriend who still hopes he will ...Read More