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Dupa dealuri (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 26 October 2012 (Romania)
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The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.

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Valeriu Andriutã ...
Dana Tapalaga ...
Mother superior
Catalina Harabagiu ...
Antonia
Gina Tandura ...
nun Iustina
Vica Agache ...
nun Elisabeta
Nora Covali ...
Nun Pahomia
Dionisie Vitcu ...
Mr. Valerica
Ionut Ghinea ...
Ionut
Liliana Mocanu ...
mother Elena
Doru Ana ...
Father Nusu
Costache Babii ...
Doctor Solovastru
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Schoolteacher
Alina Berzunteanu ...
doctor Radu
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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... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Au-delà des collines  »

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$14,622 (USA) (8 March 2013)

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$109,248 (USA) (19 April 2013)
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A movie in the proportion of great masters works
25 January 2016 | by (Narsipatnam, India) – See all my reviews

This film raises many questions about the course of life, the way it is, yet it won't give any answers. It won't give any conclusions. In the middle, in the deep frustration of experiencing futility of life, it leaves us alone. Makes us suffer and question the meaning of life.

How the threads of wisdom and ignorance were interwove in the fabric of life, as inseparable! Is there an eye to distinguish the ignorance and can lead us to salvation? A salvation from our own ignorance, misery we created ourselves, and the misery given by life. As long as there is ignorance, there will be darkness. There can be no light in life.

It is one of the greatest classics of our time. Great piece of art. Director Cristian Mungiu's way of portraying a story is incomparable and it is in the proportion of great masters works.


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