A religious Filipino sailor working on a transatlantic ship discovers a hidden Romanian stowaway. Convinced by a Bible this emigrant has on him, the sailor starts playing a dangerous game, involving his crew, his faith in God and an innocent man's life.


Romania - France - Greece - Czech Republic - Bulgaria, 110 min, color

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Soliman CruzNiko Becker, Dimitar Vasilev, Bart GuingonaNoel Sto. DomingoOlivier Ho Hio Hen

Writer & Director: Mihai Mincan

DoP: George Chiper
Production Design: Iulia Fulicea
Editing: Dragos Apetri
Sound Design: Nicolas Becker
Music: Marius Leftarache

 De Film (Romania)
Co-producers: Remora Films (France), Studio Bauhaus (Greece), Background Films (Czech Republic), Screening Emotions (Bulgaria)

With the support of Bulgarian National Film CenterRomanian National Film CenterGreek National Film CenterCzech National Film CenterRegion Ile-de-FranceEkomeERTTVRCNCSacemAngoaSedica  and Program Media

In associaton with ARTE/Cofinova17Avanpost MediaFulgurance FilmMagiclab

World Distribution: Best Friend Forever

Venice IFF - Best Feature Film by Independent Film Critics

Les Films des Cannes a Bucarest - Audience Award


Official selection at Venice International Film Festival - Orizzonti Competition 
Thessaloniki IFF - International Competition
Sofia IFF - International Competition
Haifa IFF - Competition
Gent IFF - Official Competition
Bosphorus IFF - International Competition
The Arab Critic's Awards for European Films
Munich Film Festival
Q Cinema Film Festival
Black Movie Film Festival Geneva
Les Films des Cannes a Bucarest
Hellenic Film Academy Awards