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The Last Day (2015)

Ultima zi (2015)

105 min. - Comedy Thriller - - 12.05.2017


A special journey undertaken by four men from a provincial town. The mayor (Doru Ana), the policeman (Adrian Văncică) and the leader of the Christian youth association (Adrian Ciglenean) accompany their friend Adrian (Mimi Brănescu) on his trip to a monastery, where he has decided to start a new life as a monk. The mayor, an amateur filmmaker, offers to film the group’s journey to the monastery, but he also has some secret plans for Adrian.

Director: Gabriel Achim

Writer: Gabriel Achim, Cosmin Manolache

Stars: Doru Ana, Mimi Brănescu, Adrian Văncică

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Doru Ana The Mayor
Mimi Brănescu Adrian
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Produced By

Green Film

Production info

  • Estimated budget- 140.000 Euro, production costs 12.000 euro.
  • Film made with the support of the following friends: Tudor GiurgiuAda SolomonCătălin Mitulescu, Alexandru Mavrodineanu, Axel Film, Raza Studio, Cinesyl România, Global Technical, Videolink, La Copac and Shift.
  • Shot in Bucharest, by the mountainside and in a studio (chroma key).
  • The film was selected at the CentEast Market, work in progress 2015.


Independența Film

Festivals, Awards

  1. 2016 - TIFF - Romanian Film Days Award - feature film
    2018 - Indie IPIFF - The Trophy for Best Film (ex aequo)


  • Gabriel Achim decided to make the film after several failed attempts to receive financing from the CNC (Romanian Film Center).
  • The actors from the cast are associate producers and they worked on the film pro bono. 

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