The Treasure

2015, Romania-France, 89’, Color, Romanian

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu
Cast: Adrian Toma, Cuzin Toma, Corneliu Cozmei, Cristina Toma, Nicodim Toma

2015 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard Nominee
2015 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard A Certain Talent Prize
2015 Transilvania Best Romanian Feature Film

An unforgettable black comedy from the director of “12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST”

Costi leads a peaceful life. At night he likes to read his 6-year-old son stories, to help him sleep. Their favourite is Robin Hood. Costi sees himself as the hero-righter of wrongs and defender of the oppressed. One evening, his neighbour pays him an unexpected visit and shares a secret: there’s treasure buried in his grandparents’ garden, he’s sure of it. If Costi will hire a metal detector to help locate it, he’ll give him half of whatever they get. Sceptical at rst, in the end Costi can’t resist. He’s on board. The two accomplices have one weekend to locate the loot. Despite every obstacle in their path, Costi refuses to be discouraged. For his wife and son, he’s a real hero – nothing and no one are going to stop him.

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