Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada, has been selected as Romania’s official entry for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards in the Best Foreign Film category for 2017, reports THR.
Sieranevada, an official selection of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, stars Mimi Branescu, Dana Dogaru, Sorin Medeleni, Ana Ciontea, Judith State, Marin Grigore, Rolando Matsangos, Cătălina Moga, Ilona Brezoianu, Bogdan Dumitrache.
Somewhere in Bucharest, three days after the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris and forty days after his father’s death, 40-year-old doctor Lary spends one Saturday at a family gathering in memory of the deceased. The event does not go as planned. Discussions are heated, fierce differences of opinion arise. Forced to face his fears and his past, and obliged to reconsider his place in the family, Lary is left with no choice but to tell the truth…