Director of Palme D’Or winning 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days returns to UK screens with this Cannes Best Director winning film about a surgeon and his difficult relationship with his 18 year old daughter.
Dr Romeo Aldea lives with his wife Magda and their daughter Eliza in a tatty apartment in northwest Romania. The parents are proud of their stellar pupil daughter. When Eliza is offered a scholarship from a British University to study psychology after graduating high school, dependent on top marks.
When Eliza is attacked and left in no mental condition to sit an exam, the surgeon starts to flex his contacts to manipulate the system for his daughter’s future. But doing so, he drags her into a corrupt world.