Child's Pose

Seeing a way to reassert control over her adult son's life when he faces manslaughter charges, an affluent Romanian woman sets out on a campaign of emotional and social manipulation to keep him out of prison, navigating the waters of power, corruption and influence. Luminita Gheorghiu turns in an extraordinary performance in playing a mother struggling to "save" her son - all the way to the breath-taking finale. This superb example of the Romanian New Wave is a merciless social commentary. The film won The Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Year: 2013
Genre: Drama, Eastern European Cinema, Film Festivals 2013, 2013
Country: Romania
Director: Calin Peter Netzer
Starring: Luminita Gheorghiu, Vlad Ivanov, Bogdan Dumitrache
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and sexual references.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Eastern Europe)



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