The Japanese Dog | TIFF

The Japanese Dog

Câinele Japonez (Romania)

Directed by:
Tudor Cristian Jurgiu
Cast:
Victor Rebengiuc, Șerban Pavlu, Ioana Abur, Kana Hashimoto
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

Elderly Costache Moldu has lost his wife, his house and everything he owned in a flood. The unexpected return of his son, Ticu, from Japan forces the father and the son to learn how to communicate, to become a family again. Costache becomes a real grandfather to his seven year-old grandson, while Ticu straightens mistakes from the past. A delicate film about family reconciliation.

Festivals
San Sebastian 2013, Mumbai 2013, Warsaw 2013, Thessaloniki 2013, Arras 2014, Istanbul 2014, Edinburgh 2014, Vilnius 2014

Awards
Best Film (1-2 competition) - Warsaw 2013, Best Film (New Europe, New Names) - Vilnius 2014
 

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