Top Romanian Movies

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

Comedy Drama

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)

Directed by Cristi Puiu and based on a real case, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu tells the story of a pensioner (Lăzărescu Dante Remus, played by Ioan Fiscuteanu) who has the misfortune to get sick on the evening of a big car accident. This leads him being taken from hospital to ...Read More

Documentary

Untamed Romania (2018)

Untamed Romania is a documentary about the wildlife from the vast mountains, ancient forests and Danube delta of Romania. Romania is one of the last countries in Europe that still shelters a wide variety of wildlife. The directors of this movie managed to capture spectacular images with the wildlife from Romania. The images ...Read More

Documentary

Collective (2020)

Collective (Colectiv - romanian name) is the name of a music club in Bucharest that burned to the ground in October 2015. It killed 26 people that night, injured 146 and over the following months, another 38 victims will die. This is the deadliest fire that took place in Romania. Approximately 200 to 400 people were in the club ...Read More