Romanian director Bogdan Miraca’s “Dogs” has won the International Society of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at Cannes festival. The critics also gave an award to a German-Romanian comedy-drama “Toni Erdmann”.
Bogdan’s Miraca’s “Dogs” tells the story of a man who comes to a village in the Romanian countryside with the purpose of selling a land that he inherited from his grandfather. Several strange events lead him to discover that his grandfather was a crime lord.
The German-Romanian comedy drama focuses on a divorced father who loves to do practical jokes to his friends. He decides to visit his daughter, a very serious manager, who works at a corporation in Romania. The father thinks her daughter is quite unhappy and tries to pull several jokes to cheer her up but he ends up embarrassing her.