„Beyond the Hills,” directed by Cristian Mungiu, selected in London International Film Festival
Cristian Mungiu’s film ‘Beyond the Hills’ was selected in the 56th edition of the London International Film Festival (October 10-21), the most prestigious and longevous festival in UK.
‘Beyond the Hills’ is included in the Journey section of the BFI London Film Festival, devoted to features that have the power to change the outlook on the world.
Cristian Mungiu will be present in the projection and will meet the British public and press and the feature film will be distributed in the UK in the beginning of 2013 by Artificial Eye company, the one that also successfully distributed the film ‘4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days,’ awarded the Palme d’Or in 2007.
In May, the film obtained a prize for the screenplay and a double performance prize – granted to actresses Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur – in the Cannes Film Festival.
In the end of August, ‘Beyond the Hills’ received a new trophy, for best film, in the Film Festival of Vukovar. The prize includes an aid for the film distribution in Croatia, as ‘Beyond the Hills’ will be distributed in over 30 countries in the coming months.
This feature film signed by Cristian Mungiu is Romania’s proposal to the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film for 2012.