Ecaterina, an attractive Religion teacher and wife of the town priest, gets involved with Iuliu, an audacious 16-year-old pupil of hers. He starts confessing to the priest.


  • Production countries: Romania, Germany, Serbia
  • Produced by deFilm in co-production with 42Film and EED Productions
  • With the support of: THE ROMANIAN FILM CENTER | MITTELDEUTSCHE MEDIENFÖRDERUNG (MDM) | FILM CENTER SERBIA | THE CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA PROGRAMME OF THE EUROPEAN UNION| THE ROMANIAN TELEVISION
  • Running time: 123 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Shooting format: Digital / Color
  • Screen ratio: 2.39:1
  • Framerate: 24
  • Original language: Romania
  • To be released in: 2022
  • Cast: MĂLINA MANOVICI | ALEXANDRU PAPADOPOL | SERGIU SMEREA | VOICU DUMITRAȘ | RICHARD BOVNOCZKI | ANA MARIA MOLDOVAN | OANA ȘTEFĂNESCU | MARIAN RÂLEA | GABRIEL SPAHIU | CODRINA PĂTRU | ILINCA HĂRNUȚ | ILINCA NEACȘU | TIBERIU ENACHE | GABI ANTON | OCTAVIAN COSTIN | KOSTAS MINCU
  • Writer and Director: OCTAV CHELARU
  • Producer: RADU STANCU
  • Co-producers: EIKE GORECZKA, CHRISTOPH KUKULA, MAJA POPOVIC, VLADIMIR VASILJEVIC
  • Executive producer: LIVIA RĂDULESCU
  • Production coordinator: OANA BARDAN
  • Director of Photography: BARBU BĂLĂȘOIU
  • Editor: DRAGOȘ APETRI
  • Original score: MARTIN KOHLSTEDT
  • Production Design: IULIA FULICEA
  • Sound recording: JOHANNES DOBERENZ
  • Sound design: SEBASTIAN SCHMIDT
  • Costumes: MILICA KOLARIĆ
  • Make-up: TATJANA VIDANOVIĆ
  • First Cut + 2021
  • Les Films de Cannes a Bucharest 2020
  • Apost Lab 2019
  • Cinelink Co-Production Market 2018 | Sarajevo IFF
  • Midpoint Feature Launch 2018 | Trieste IFF, Belgrade, Karlovy Vary IFF
  • Less is More 2018
  • LAGFF International Project Discovery Forum 2018 | Los Angeles
  • Villa Kult Residency 2017 | Berlinale
  • Transylvania Pitch Stop 2017 | TIFF
  • Pustnik Screenwriter’s Residency 2017
  • Thessaloniki Film Festival | 2021
  • Film Festival of India (GOA) | 2021
  • Kerala Film Festival | 2022
  • Transilvania International Film Festival | 2022

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