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Best Romanian Thriller Movie on Netflix: Our 2022 Pick

For 2022, our pick for the best Romanian thriller movie on Netflix is “Father Moves Mountains”. The film is written and directed by Daniel Sandu with Adrian Titieni, Elena Purea, and Judith State playing the lead characters.

The film was nominated for the best film Shanghai International Film Festival 2021 and Transilvania International Film Festival 2021.

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Synopsis For “Father Moves Mountains”

best romanian crime and thriller tv shows and movies on netflix in 2022 the father who moves mountains

Mircea, a retired intelligence officer, finds out that his son from has gone missing in the mountains. After days of searches, Mircea put his own rescue team together, leading to altercation with the local squad.

Below you can watch the trailer for this film:

Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Father Who Moves Mountains a true story?

No. The Father Who Moves Mountains was loosely inspired by real-life news stories but it’s not a true story.

Where was the movie filmed?

The Father Who Moves Mountain was filmed in central Romania, in the “Bucegi Mountains.” These mountains have been the location of other films such as ‘The Crown of Fire’ and ‘Manhunt: Escape to the Carpathians.

Cast of The Father Who Moves Mountains

The following is the list of cast members for this Romanian film:

  • Cast and Characters
  • Adrian Titieni as Mircea
  • Elena Purea as Paula
  • Judith State as Alina
  • Valeriu Andriuță as Cristian Nistor
  • Tudor Smoleanu as Filip
  • Virgil Aioanei as Laurentiu
  • Radu Botar as Doru
  • Petronela Grigorescu as Valentina
  • Bogdan Nechifor as Lupu
  • Cristian Bota as Marian


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