Top Romanian Movies

Drama

Queen Marie of Romania (2019)

  The movie is inspired by an important chapter of Romanian history, which has the main character Queen Mary of Romania. It is a short history lesson about heroin, whose love, courage and selflessness left a strong mark on the destiny of Romania. The production excels at the level of decor and clothing. ...Read More

Crime Thriller

The Whistlers (2019)

The movie The Whistlers, or La Gomera, directed by Corneliu Porumboiu, represented Romania's proposal at the Oscars awards 2020. La Gomera is one of the seven main islands of the Canary Islands (Spain). It is located in the Atlantic Ocean, in the western part of the archipelago. The ...Read More

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

Graduation (2016)

The movie Graduation tells the story of Romeo, a doctor from a small provincial town who has to decide what is the best path to follow in life for his daughter Eliza in the context of today's Romanian society. It won an award at Cannes in the category "Best Director". Romeo is a ...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