When twenty-something Alina arrives in Moldavia to remove her childhood friend Voichita from an Orthodox nunnery, she doesnGÇÖt reckon on the unyielding force of religion. Behind the bare convent walls the devout VoichitaGÇÖs choice of God over Alina brings their relationship to a physical and moral crisis. His first feature since the Palme dGÇÖOr-winning 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, gifted Romanian director Cristian MungiuGÇÖs unsettling psychological drama won the Best Screenplay award at Cannes and draws excellent performances from his first-time lead actors, who shared the Best Actress gong at Cannes.
Beyond the Hills
A film by Cristian Mungiu