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Corneliu Porumboiu


In Bucharest, Costi is young and accomplished family man. At night he likes to read the adventures of Robin Hood to his six-year-old son to help him go to sleep.
One evening, his neighbour pays him an unexpected visit and shares a secret: there's treasure buried in his grandparents' garden, he's sure of it. If Costi will hire a metal detector and spend a day helping to help locate it, he'll share whatever they find. Skeptical at first, in the end Costi can't resist and gets dragged into the adventure.


Corneliu Porumboiu


Tom Cuzin,  Adrien Purarescu, Corneliu Cozmei,  Cristina Tomá

French release

February 10th, 2016


Les films du Worso

42KM Film

Rouge International

ARTE France Cinéma

Financial partners

Romanian CNC, Eurimages, Zenith Media, UPC, Focus Sat

Festivals & awards

  • Cannes - Un Certain Regard - Un Certain Talent Prize

  • San Sebastian International Film Festival - Perlas

  • Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) - Contemporary World Cinema

French distribution

The pact


ARTE France

International sales

Wild Bunch

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