Why Me?

by Tudor Giurgiu


Cristian, a young idealistic prosecutor whose career is on the rise, tries to crack a case against a senior colleague accused of corruption. The dilemma of choosing between his career and the truth weighs heavily on his shoulders. Looking further to solve the case, he enters a danger zone paved with unexpected and painful revelations.


Psychological-Political Drama
2015 – Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary
130 minutes

Original title: De Ce Eu?

Directed by: Tudor Giurgiu
Written by: Loredana Novak, Tudor Giurgiu
Cinematography: Marius Panduru, RSC
Edited by: Lemhenyi Reka
Cast: Emilian Oprea, Mihai Constantin, Andreea Vasile, Dan Condurache, Liviu PINTILEASA, Mihai Smarandache, Lucretia Mandric, Sore Mihalache, Ionut Caras, Virgil Ogasanu
Producer: Oana Giurgiu
Co-producer: Borislav Chouchkov, Viktor Chouchkov, Maria Metodieva, Vagasi Emoke

Produced by: Libra Film
Co-produced by: Hai-Hui Entertainment, Chouchkov Brothers, Cor Leonis Films
Supported by: Romanian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Film Center, Eurimages, MEDIA Program and SEE Cinema Network, with the participation of HBO Romania


– Berlin IFF
– Sofia IFF |
Bulgarian Guild of Film Critics award for Best Film in the Balkan Competition
– Vilnius FF
– Festival du Film Policier de Beaune
– Go East – Festival of Eastern European Film Wiesbaden
– Festival du Film Policier de Liege
– TarkovskyFest |
Special Mention for Highly Professional Work with – Actors’ Ensemble
– ArtFilm Fest
– Odessa IFF
– Motovun IFF
– Festival des Films du Monde Montreal
– Cambridge IFF
– Helsinki FF
– Haifa IFF
– Warsaw IFF
– Chicago IFF
– Crime& Punishment FF
– Viennale IFF
– Seminci Valladolid
– Arras IFF
– Cairo IFF
– Camerimage
– International Film Festival of India, Goa
– MAKING WAVES: New Romanian Cinema festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center
– Romanian FF/ London
– Chennai IFF
– Palm Springs IFF
– Trieste IFF
– Black Movie FF
– Dublin IFF
– Cleveland IFF
– Prishtina IFF
– SEE Fest South East European FF L.A.
– Suspense FF

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