Country: Romania ( 258 )

Walking with the Enemy (2013)

Action, Drama, History

A powerful new film inspired by a true story. This feature follows the heroic lives of a world leader and a young man swept up in the horrors of WWII. Both men are from Hungary--a country and German ally that had been spared the atrocities orchestrated by Hitler throughout much of Europe. As the war reaches its climax, Germany begins to doubt the loyalties of the Hungarian leadership-in particular Regent Horthy (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley). The Regent tries to navigate his country between the growing terror of Nazi Germany and the oppressive threat of communist Russia. He is ultimately faced with ceding power to another political party or accepting the execution of his son. As the crisis unfolds, thousands of his citizens are forced underground or put into ghettos. One of them is a young man named Elek Cohen (Jonas Armstrong) who is separated from his family and determined to find them. Aided by the woman he loves (Hannah Tointon), Elek disguises himself as a Nazi SS officer ...
Director: Mark Schmidt
Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley, Hannah Tointon, Simon Kunz, ...

Charlie Countryman (2013)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Director: Fredrik Bond
Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, ...

Beyond the Hills (2012)

Drama

Alina and Voichita have been friends since their orphanage days. And they have been lovers since they became sexually mature. But despite their oath of mutual fidelity, Alina, who could not bear poverty any more, emigrated to Germany where she became a barmaid. Now she just could not take the estrangement from Voichita and today she is back to Romania with a view to taking Voichita along with her to Germany. The only trouble is that in the meantime her girlfriend has betrayed her in falling in love with... God! Voichita indeed now lives in a convent where she plans to make vows. The priest agrees, if somewhat reluctantly, to accommodate Alina before their (hypothetical) departure. He sees all too well that not only is the young woman materialistic but hostile and troublesome as well...
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Stars: Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur, Valeriu Andriuta, Dana Tapalaga, ...

The Devil Inside (2012)

Horror

An American girl, Isabella, sets out to make a documentary to understand what happened to her mother who murdered three clergy people. She was not convicted due to insanity and was sent to a mental hospital in Italy. Isabella meets with some priests in Italy who explain that her mother's condition may not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession.
Director: William Brent Bell
Stars: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama, ...

Sword and Scythe II: Eyewitness (2019)

Drama, History, War

The film is a chronicle, not only of a family, but also of the Hungarian nation through nine hundred years. Contains the description of a people's evolution, spirit and traditions until modern era, the era of the Second World War. It is not a dull report on the politics and diplomacy of the day, but a lively, touching story of a people, the Hungarians of Transylvania. It carries the reader with the story and makes him share thejoys, grief and cares of the novel's heroes. The movie's message is clear. It is wrong to place the burden of guilt for the Hungarians' misfortunes on scapegoats such as the "aristocracy" or the "clergy". Hungarians were collectively responsible for the tragedy that overtook them, and they all must individually bear the burden of that responsibility.
Director:
Stars: Nils Oliveto, Andrea Ivett Eröss, Ileana Toma, László Székely-Benczédi, ...

Sword and Scythe I: Chronicles (2018)

Drama, History, War

The film is a chronicle, not only of a family, but also of the Hungarian nation through nine hundred years. Contains the description of a people's evolution, spirit and traditions until modern era, the era of the Second World War. It is not a dull report on the politics and diplomacy of the day, but a lively, touching story of a people, the Hungarians of Transylvania. It carries the reader with the story and makes him share thejoys, grief and cares of the novel's heroes. The movie's message is clear. It is wrong to place the burden of guilt for the Hungarians' misfortunes on scapegoats such as the "aristocracy" or the "clergy". Hungarians were collectively responsible for the tragedy that overtook them, and they all must individually bear the burden of that responsibility.
Director:
Stars: Nils Oliveto, Andrea Ivett Eröss, Ileana Toma, László Székely-Benczédi, ...

High Strung (2016)

Drama, Music, Romance

When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever.
Director: Michael Damian
Stars: Jane Seymour, Paul Freeman, Maia Morgenstern, Sonoya Mizuno, ...

They're Watching (2016)

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

The renovation of an old house in a village somewhere in Eastern Europe will bring the crew of an American home improvement TV show, up against superstitions, misunderstandings and bloody violence.
Director: Jay Lender, Micah Wright
Stars: Brigid Brannagh, David Alpay, Kris Lemche, Dimitri Diatchenko, ...

The Second Coming of Christ (2017)

Action, Drama, Family

The journey of a woman scientist who, at the end of times, discovers that true Faith can bring Miracles.
Director: Daniel Anghelcev
Stars: Diana Busuioc Angelson, Anatol Rezmeritza, Diana Angelson, Jason London, ...

The Man Who Was Thursday (2016)

Mystery, Thriller

THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY is inspired by the existentialist novel of the same name by G.K. Chesterton (1908). The novel is considered a metaphysical thriller, and our film could be considered the same, though it also can be thought of in more classical cinematic terms a psychological and supernatural thriller.
Director: Balazs Juszt
Stars: François Arnaud, Jordi Mollà, Linc Hand, Mark Ivanir, ...

Desert Dancer (2014)

Biography, Drama

Afshin Ghaffarian risks everything to start a dance company amidst his home country of Iran's politically volatile climate and the nation's ban on dancing.
Director: Richard Raymond
Stars: Freida Pinto, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Cullen, Reece Ritchie, ...

Queen & Country (2014)

Drama

In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.
Director: John Boorman
Stars: Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones, Pat Shortt, David Thewlis, ...

Viktoria (2014)

Drama, Family

Unwanted by her mother, Viktoria is being born with no umbilical cord and doesn't need Boryana until the hardships of life bind them together.
Director: Maya Vitkova
Stars: Irmena Chichikova, Daria Vitkova, Kalina Vitkova, Mariana Krumova, ...

D'ORA: The Romanian Immigrant (2014)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

Romania 1996, six years since communism regime has ended. Yet people are still living deplorable lives. Passports are scarce, travel and the western lives seen in magazines and on TV, no more than fantasy. Dora is the dramatic story of a young girl from a village deep in the Romanian countryside who decides to escape. Smuggled in the back of a van, Dora, a university graduate, travels 1900 km to London, where her life is about to change beyond belief, as she embarks on a life of crime.
Director: Delia Antal
Stars: Delia Antal, Julian Byrd, Mihai Arsene, Sophie Brabenec, ...

Bucharest Non Stop (2015)

Comedy, Drama

"Bucharest Non-Stop" is a feature film that tells the story of a neighborhood of Bucharest. More specifically, the film is a night of non-stop life of a store located in a neighborhood blocks. Four drive four different stories linked by a key figure, Achim, known as "the boy from non-stop", played by George Ifrim. The film wants to convey the story of ordinary people in extraordinary situations.
Director: Dan Chisu
Stars: Gheorghe Ifrim, Ion Besoiu, Dorina Lazar, Toma Cuzin, ...