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Dogs

Dogs

Bogdan Mirica

France, Romania, Bulgaria, Qatar | 2016 | Genre: Drama, Thriller | first feature film | running time: 104’

"Technically accomplished cross between the Coen brothers’ Blood Simple and Cannes sensation Once Upon a Time in Anatolia."  
Peter Debruge - Variety

festivals & awards

Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival 2016 / FIPRESCI Prize

synopsis

Roman, a young man from Bucharest, comes to the countryside near the border with Ukraine with the firm intention to sell the vast but desolate land he inherited from his grandfather. He is warned by old man Hogas, the local cop, that his grandfather was a local crime lord and his “boys”, led by the charismatic and cruel Samir, will not let go of the land – and their smuggling business – without a fight. Roman doesn’t give up and the three men clash in a triangle of violence.

info

Dogs
original title

Câini

genre

Drama, Thriller

country

France, Romania, Bulgaria, Qatar

running time

104’

produced by

EZ Films - France
42KM FILM - Romania

in co-production with

Argo Films - Bulgaria

directed by

Bogdan Mirica

sales

BAC Films

Inheriting 550 hectares of apparent wasteland in the Romanian countryside proves problematic for the young man whose late grandfather acquired it back in 1983.
TFL Programmes

Script&Pitch 2013

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Bogdan Mirica

Scriptwriter, Film Director