Aferim!

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2016 | NR | Drama Historical | 1hr, 46m

Eastern Europe, 1835. Two riders cross a barren landscape in the middle of Wallachia. They are the gendarme Costandin and his son. Together they are searching for a gypsy slave who has run away from ... more

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Friday, January 22, 2016

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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DIRECTOR

Radu Jude

Screenwriter

Radu Jude

Companies

Big World Pictures

Rating MPAA

NR Not Rated

Storyline

Eastern Europe, 1835. Two riders cross a barren landscape in the middle of Wallachia. They are the gendarme Costandin and his son. Together they are searching for a gypsy slave who has run away from his nobleman master and is suspected of having an affair with the noble's wife. While the unflappable 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 different 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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Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film will be Romania’s submission to the Oscars for Best Foreign Film.

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