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Poppy Field

TIFF.20 - AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER - Competiţie, Zilele Filmului Românesc


Section: Competiţie, Zilele Filmului Românesc
Director: Eugen Jebeleanu
Cast: Conrad Mericoffer, Alexandru Potocean, Radouan Leflahi, Cendana Trifan, Ionut Niculae, Alexandru Calin, Rolando Matsangos, George Pistereanu
Duration: 1h 22
Country: Romania
Year: 2020

Cristi, a young gendarme from Bucharest, keeps his homosexuality secret, since it is a stigma among military ranks. He is in a long-term relationship with Hadi, who lives in another country. The same day Hadi comes to visit him for a few days, Cristi is called in for an intervention at a movie theatre, where an ultra-nationalist, homophobic group has hijacked the screening of an LGBT film. When one of the protesters recognises Cristi and threatens to disclose the truth about his sexuality, the young gendarme must face the danger of losing everything he has.