Beyond the Hills

A powerful and sombre meditation on faith and friendship in present-day Romania
-The Observer
Engrossing.
-A.O. Scott, THE NEW YORK TIMES
One of the year's most powerful films.
-Andrew O'Hehir, SALON
On est pris au coeur et aux tripes.
-20 Minutes
Cosmina Stratan et Cristina Flutur sont extraordinaires.
-Le Nouvel Observateur

Synopsis

From the director of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days comes a harrowing, visually stunning tale inspired by a case of alleged demonic possession. At a remote monastery watched over by an austere priest, a young woman tries to talk her friend into leaving her training as a nun. But unable to convince her, the visitor decides to stay on a while, upsetting the order’s delicate balance of power.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, March 29, 2013
Original Languages: Romanian
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 150 min
Year: 2012

CREDITS

CAST
Cosmina Starton
Cristina Flutur
Dana Tapalaga
Valeriu Andriuta
DIRECTED BY
Christian Mungiu

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PHOTOS

Left to Right: Voichita (Cosmina Stratan), Alina (Cristina Flutur) in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production.
Left to Right: Cristina Flutur, Voichita Cosmina Stratan on set. Copyright: Sebastian Enache / in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production
Left to Right: Voichita (Cosmina Stratan), Alina (Cristina Flutur) in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production
Voichita (Cosmina Stratan) in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production
Katia Pascariu, Victoria Agache, Nora Covali, GinaTandura, Cosmina Stratan, Catalina Harabagiu, Liana Petrescu. Copyright: Sebastian Enache / in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production
Director Cristian Mungiu on set. Copyright: Cos Aelenei/ in Mobra films/ Why Not Productions/ Les films Du Fleuve/ France 3 Cinema, Mandragora Movies co-production
Left to Right: Voichita (Cosmina Stratan), Alina (Cristina Flutur) in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co- production
Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutu on set. Copyright: Sebastian Enache / in Mobra films/Why Not Productions/Les films Du Fleuve/France 3Cinéma, Mandragora Movies co-production