The Crypt | TIFF

The Crypt

Cripta (Romania, France)

Directed by:
Corneliu Gheorghiţă
Cast:
Serge Riaboukine, Camelia Pintilie, Gabriel Spahiu
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

Leduc, a French real estate developer, prepares an old Romanian thermal resort for renovation. A Roman fresco in a crypt delays the project, so he tries to burn it down. But he locks himself in a courtyard by mistake. He stays trapped for days, the neighborhood being deserted. He tries communicating with the few remaining residents and changes from a civilized being to a beast. Will he ever leave the courtyard? 

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