EMPIRIC

Romania- 2021
15 min

Directed by: Ioana Țurcan
Cast: Silvana Mihai, Theodor Șoptelea, Mihaela Trofimov, Emil Măndănac

Alexandra, early 20s, living with her mother and her mentally disabled brother, works at a textile factory in communist Romania. Because of the anti-abortion decree, women are used to the monthly gynecological check-ups. But this time, a surprise “parade” forces Alexandra to take a drastic decision.