“Though the film is specific in its setting, there is the unsettling sense that this story could take place anywhere where hate finds a foothold.” – Chase Hutchinson, Collider
A few days before Christmas, having quit his job in Germany, Matthias returns to his multi-ethnic Transylvanian village. He wishes to involve himself more in the education of his son, Rudi, left for too long in the care of his mother, Ana, and to rid the boy of the unresolved fears that have taken hold of him.
When a few new workers are hired at the small factory that Csilla manages, the peace of the community is disturbed, underlying fears grip the adults, and frustrations, conflicts and passions erupt through the thin veneer of apparent understanding and calm.
The first Romanian director to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his second feature film, “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days”, Director Cristian Mungiu’s “R.M.N.” premiered in competition at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.