THRILLER | HORROR | ROMANIA | 4K | 5.1 | 83 MIN
Secluded from the world, in XIX-century rural Romania,
a widow and mother of three must defend what’s left of her family, at all costs, from an old family friend turned foe.
Based on one of the best-known Romanian folktales (The Goat and Her Three Kids by Ion Creangă), this film aims to unveil the true nature of the famed bedtime story and to treat the audience to a different perspective, one that offers a glimpse of what the tragedy looks like
beyond the happy songs and familiar characters.
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The story of The Goat and Her Three Kids (the Romanian version of Grimm's The Wolf and The Sever Young Goats)
can safely be regarded as Romania's best-known and most controversial children's tale.
With its origins dating as far back as the 5th century BCE, the story of The Goat and Her Three Kids has variations all over the world, Its international popularity being confirmed by the billions of views its animated versions presently gather online.
In Romania, the popularity of the story, the iconic actress Maia Morgenstern, and the director's artistic approach
inevitably translated into the success of the movie. Thus The Goat and Her Three Kids movie was:
awarded the Audience Award at TIFF 2022.
the premiere with the highest number of tickets sold in the opening weekend. A performance that placed "Prey for the Devil" and "The Woman Kind" 2nd and 3rd on the podium.
#1 on Netflix Romania for 8 days (4 weeks in the top 10).
was the 2nd most Googled movie title in 2022 in Romania (#3 Black Adam).
viral on TikTok (more than 33 million views of #capracutreiiezi).
nominated for Best Art Direction and Best Costumes at GOPO Awards 2023.
The Goat and Her Three Kids is also the highest-grossing movie of its genre released in Romania in the last 4 years.
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