Romanian Doc Opens in Fourth Spot

Untamed Romania by Tom Barton-Humphreys Untamed Romania by Tom Barton-Humphreys

BUCHAREST: A Romanian documentary, Untamed Romania / România Neîmblânzita, had a surprisingly strong opening in domestic release, debuting in the fourth place.

The 90-minute film, a debut directed by Tom Barton-Humphreys, was produced by the British/Dutch company Off the Fence, which specialises in non-fiction films. It was funded by Auchan Retail Romania and the environmental NGO The European Nature Trust, to mark the centennial of the union of Transylvania with Romania.

The film is narrated by the venerated Romanian actor Victor Rebengiuc and has an English narration by Mark Strong.

The film was released on 13 April, taking in 50,855 EUR in its opening weekend.