MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,091 this week

Ryna (2005)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 373 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 7 critic

In a small community in the Danube Delta that wavers between old traditions and new material aspirations, a teenager, Ryna, pays a heavy price in a search of her own identity.

Director:

Writers:

, (dialogue adaptation), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 19 Sep 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
a list of 132 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 17 Feb 2014
 
a list of 157 titles
created 23 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Ryna" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ryna (2005)

Ryna (2005) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ryna.
8 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nothing Personal I (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak
Stars: Lotte Verbeek, Stephen Rea, Tom Charlfa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In communist era Romania, people live with hope for a new life of freedom.

Director: Catalin Mitulescu
Stars: Dorotheea Petre, Timotei Duma, Anca Ahrfrescu
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A British car racer meets a suicidal woman while in Istanbul for the Gumball Rally.

Director: Mike Figgis
Stars: Rosey Chan, Daniel Lapaine, Sophie Winkleman
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Six Catholics share their thoughts and problems with Jesus in different churches. The camera accompanies them.

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Stars: Elfriede Ahmad, Waltraute Bartel, Hans-Jürgen Eder
Nothing Personal II (2009)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Matt Black
Stars: Christopher Backus, Hunter Bowen, Paz de la Huerta
Dog Days (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple... See full summary »

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Stars: Maria Hofstätter, Christine Jirku, Viktor Hennemann
Remedy I (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young woman must confront her physical and emotional boundaries as she enters the world of professional domination and submission.

Director: Cheyenne Picardo
Stars: Kira Davies, Ashlie Atkinson, Julia Ubrankovics
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern.

Director: Florin Serban
Stars: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Mihai Constantin
Living Naked (1993)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Robert Salis
Documentary | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Hanging Perverts is a film manifesto journeying in the world of hardcore bondage pornography, attacking issues of censorship and personal liberty. Includes interviews with Guardian ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Sherban
Stars: Andrew Sherban, Davide Previti, Tudor Plapcianu
Nude Area (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two teenage girls and their mutual fascination and attraction.

Director: Urszula Antoniak
Stars: Sammy Boonstra, Benjamin de Wit, Imaan Hammam
Director: Ruxandra Zenide
Stars: Elina Löwensohn, George Pistereanu, Bogdan Dumitrache
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Dorotheea Petre ...
Ryna
Valentin Popescu ...
Biri
Matthieu Rozé ...
George (as Mathieu Rozé)
Nicolae Praida ...
Bunicul
Aura Calarasu ...
La maman
Theodor Delciu ...
Le postier
George Custura ...
Le maire
Radu Romaniuc ...
Micu
Constantin Ghenescu ...
Le docteur Marcu
Dana Talos ...
Madame Marcu
George Robu ...
Le policier
Oxana Moravec ...
L'inspectrice
Edit

Storyline

16 year old Ryna is the daughter of a poor Romanian who runs a gas station in a small community in the Danube delta. Ryna has been brought up like a boy because her father had longed for a son. The film is about strong family ties, about gender identity, and about a despotic father slowly losing his grip. But, it is also about poverty, social suppression and the abuse of power. Ryna shows the awakening of a young girl's soul and the pain that goes with it. Caught between traditional values and materialistic dreams, in the end Ryna pays a heavy price in order to assert her own identity. Written by Elena Hazanov

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

24 November 2006 (Romania)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Everything it what it seems
27 July 2005 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This movie transports us in the Delta of the Danube, within a small town located in Romania, where the river meets the sea. The Delta can be seen as a beginning as well as the end. As the end: Ryna is a teenager living in a small and poor town of the Danube's border - almost an island - where everybody hopes to reach the wealth of the "material" world which is getting everyday closer, without any real chance to get to it. As a beginning: the Delta has always been like that. Nothing can change it, except it's own cycles. When the storm arrives, the roots are coming back to life, ready to support a new beginning. Ryna has to find her own way, like many of the teenagers facing the brutal changes in some eastern countries. But more than the social background, the movie is focusing on Ryna's character, showing us this contrasted world through her teenager's eyes.


22 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ryna (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?