2001/Drama-Thriller/ Romania/90 min/Romanian title: Marfa și banii/Romanian with English subtitles
Followed by Q&A with lead actor Alexandru Papadopol, hosted by writer Ian Haydn Smith
Cast: Alexandru Papadopol, Dragos Bucur, Ioana Flora
The first decade of the Third Millennium saw an impressive affirmation of the New Wave of Romanian Directors. The period was inaugurated by Cristi Puiu whose first film Stuff and Dough attracted the attention of the world's press.
Seeking a way to finance his own independence, Ovidiu agrees to courier a bag of ‘medical supplies’ to Bucharest. He takes two friends along for the ride, but their high spirits come to an abrupt end when a sinister red Jeep follows and attempts to force them off the road. A straightforward journey suddenly becomes a life threatening ordeal...