Beyond The Hills

From the director of Palme d’Or-winning ‘4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days’ comes a true story of a tragedy that unfolded in a small religious community in Romania. Two friends who grew up together in an orphanage are reunited after years apart, one has taken orders while the other wants them both to return to the new life and life of freedom she has in Germany. While staying together in Voichita’s remote and austere nunnery their relationship and sexuality begin to tear apart the tight-knit fabric of the sect, resulting in a terrifying act that would send a shockwave through the church. This powerful, enigmatic and astonishingly accomplished new film from Cristian Mungiu was awarded both the Best Actress and Best Screenplay awards at Cannes 2012.★★★★★ “Mungiu directs each scene as if it is a film in its own right” - Nigel Andrews, Financial Times

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Runtime 150 Minutes
Release date 2012