Marocco Roumanie-République tchèque 2021 | vostang | 96’ | c | De : Emanuel Pârvu | Avec : Șerban Pavlu, Ana Indricău, Tudor Cucu-Dumitrescu
► Compétition « Nouveaux réalisateurs », Festival de San Sebastián 2021
Magda offers her necklace to a sick child. Her father is certain she is lying, and when she proves her innocence, he is incapable of admitting he was wrong. Their relationship is broken and past decisions have irreversible consequences.
« Cristi stands out as the sort of largely unlikeable character that has often proved a magnetic focus in Romanian films (e.g. Puiu’s Aurora), as his pushiness, entitlement and neurosis are gradually unpacked to teasing and often painful effect ; he’s played with a memorably prickly, agonised edge by Serban Pârvu. » (ScreenDaily)
« With an impressive economy of resources, Emanuel Pârvu explores the ideas of guilt and accountability. » (Cineuropa)