Category: feature
Director: Radu Jude
Producer: Ada Solomon
Co-Producer: Jiří Konečný
Country: Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France
Year: 2015
Length: 105'
Production Status: completed


Eastern Europe, 1835. On a barren landscape in the middle of Wallachia, gendarme Costandin and his son are searching for a gypsy slave who has run away from his nobleman master after being accused of having an aff air with the nobleman's wife. While the unfl appable Costandin comments on every situation with a cheery aphorism, his son takes a more contemplative view of the world. On their odyssey they encounter people of diff erent nationalities and beliefs: Turks and Russians, Christians and Jews, Romanians and Hungarians. Each harbors prejudices against the others which have been passed down from generation to generation. And even when the slave Carfin is found, the adventure is far from over...

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