The plot in the movie is supposed to take place in Moldova, mainly the capital Kishinev. Yet in most scenes shot outside the cars display Romanian license plates. Example: The cars parked on the street across the American Embassy clearly show a "B" which implies the vehicles are registered in Bucharest, Romania.
When Stelu goes to church at the end, he enters a confessional. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, however, there is no anonymous confession as there is in Roman Catholicism. Confessions take place in the open at a lectern before an icon of Christ, not directly to a priest.