Costi leads a peaceful life until one day when his neighbor pays him an unexpected visit and shares with him that his grandparents' garden has a buried treasure. He offers Costi half of what they will find on the condition that Costi will rent a metal detector. Costi eventually accepts the proposal. See the trailer here. Q & A with U-M Lecturer in Germanic Languages and Literature Ramona Uritescu-Lombard to follow the screening.
This program is part of the 9th Annual Romanian Film Festival at UMMA. Schedule of screenings:
Two Lottery Tickets (Două Lozuri, 2016; Paul Negoescu, Comedy, English Subtitles, 86 min)
The Treasure (Comoara, 2015, Corneliu Porumboiu, Drama, English Subtitles, 89 min)
Everybody in Our Family (Toata lumea din familia noastra, 2012, Radu Jude; Comedy, English Subtitles, 107 min)
By the Rails (Dincolo de calea ferata, 2016; Cătălin Mitulescu, Drama, English Subtitles, 88 min)
The mission of the American Romanian Festival is to create a bridge between the two cultures, helping to foster mutual understanding. To learn more about ARF and upcoming events and ways to be involved, please visit americanromanianfestival.org.