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Otto the Barbarian

TIFF.20 - Zilele Filmului Românesc

Otto the Barbarian TIFF.20

Section: Zilele Filmului Românesc
Title: Otto Barbarul
Director: Ruxandra Ghitescu
Cast: Marc Titieni, Ioana Bugarin, Iulian Postelnicu, Ioana Flora, Adrian Titieni, Mihaela Sirbu
Duration: 1h 50
Year: 2020

Otto, a 17 year-old punk, becomes involved in the social services investigation of his girlfriend's Laura death. He is caught in a vicious circle created by his parents, his mute grandpa and Laura's mother. Laura is still part of his life through the video recordings that the boy edits constantly, trying to make sense of the events. Throughout this process, Otto must take his part of responsibility for what happened.