Original title: Love 1. Dog Director: Florin Șerban Cast: Cosmina Stratan, Valeriu Andriuta, Vitalie Bantas Country: Poland, Romania Year of production: 2018 Length (min): 103 Language: Romanian Subtitles: Czech, English Sales: Fantascope Films Section: Balkan Echoes Sponsors: Rumunský kulturní institut
Living alone in the mountains with his dog and donkey, Simion finds a battered, unconscious young woman in the woods. But the mysterious Irina refuses medical help in the village and keeps quiet about her past. Simion, who has given up all human contact, is thus forced to start learning to take care of others. Set in the mercilessly steep mountains, this romantic thriller focuses on the duo as they struggle to find a way to each other.