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The Miracle of Tekir (2015)

Miracolul din Tekir (2015)

88 min. - Drama - AP 12 - 04.03.2016


Unmarried Mara has mysteriously fallen pregnant. This poses a problem for her fellow residents of the small fishing village on the Danube delta, where Europe’s second longest river enters the Black Sea, and religion mixes with superstition like earth with water. Expelled from her village, Mara finds employment at the nearby spa hotel ‘Tekir’, where infertile women are treated with the sacred Danube mud. When her world collides with that of the well-to-do, eccentric cosmopolitan Lili, magic combines with power and tradition with modernity to become the answer to Lili’s desire to have children – and Mara’s ‘immaculate’ conception.

Director: Ruxandra Zenide

Writer: Ruxandra Zenide

Stars: Dorotheea Petre, Bogdan Dumitrache, Elina Löwensohn, George Piștereanu


Dorotheea Petre Mara
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Elina Löwensohn Lili
Bogdan Dumitrache Father Andrei
George Piștereanu Julio
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Viorica Geanta Chelbea Mătăsica
Mirela Oprişor Victoria
Liviu Pintileasa Anatol
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Simona Cuciurianu Client
Constantin Dinulescu Feodor
Constantin Florescu Fisherman
Nicoleta Lefter Nurse
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Claudiu Maier Nelu
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Georgiana Mazilescu Housekeeper
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Ana Maria Moldovan Alina
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Lana Moscaliuc Nurse
Axel Moustache Gică
Daniela Nane Client
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Mara Nicolescu Sirka
Valentin Popescu Onu
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Paula Prodan Nurse
Nicodim Ungureanu Mitel, hotel's doorman
The Miracle of Tekir (2015) Leila Vultureanu Cati



Ruxandra Zenide

Screenplay by

Ruxandra Zenide

Alex Iordăchescu

Produced by

Alex iordăchescu


Dan Burlac


Françoise Mayor

associate producer

Sophie Sallin

associate producer

Gabriela Suciu

line producer

Michael Guillod

production assistant

Cinematography by

Hélène Louvart

Music Department

Aïcha Devi

György Ligeti

Film Editing by

Nelly Quettier

Karine Sudan

Production Design by
Călin Papură

production design

Mugur Aurelian Popescu

art director

Costume Design by

Mihaela David

Makeup and Hair

Nicole Hermann

key makeup artist

Irina Iancius

hair stylist/ makeup artist

Sound by

Denis Séchaud

sound re-recording mixer

Alexandru Dumitru

a.d.r. recordist / adr: editor

Directing Department

Adrian Conerth


Image Department

Gabriel Șandru

cinamtographer - second unit

Michael Guillod

visual effects supervisor

Rodney Musso