Domestic is a story about people who eat the animals they love and animals who love people unconditionally. A rabbit, a hen, a cat, a dog and a dove pass through the lives of the main characters and influence their evolution.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Foreign Land (2016)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Life changed for Alejandro Reis - Alex - in just a few brief moments when he discovers that he is not an American citizen. His parents brought him across the Mexican border when he was just... See full summary »

Director: Rafi Girgis
Stars: Jeffrey Licon, Alex Frnka, Peter Holden
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tom and Jerry are on a pirate ship. Tom sees a map that's floating on water. A ghost warns Tom that if the map is removed from the sea, a curse will fall on the ship. Tom gives the map to the captain anyway without mentioning the curse.

Director: Scott Jeralds
Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Mark Hamill, Kathy Najimy
Waves (2007)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A beautiful Western woman asks a Gypsy to watch her four-year-old child while she is taught how to swim by a flirtatious married man, before she disappears into the sea.

Director: Adrian Sitaru
Stars: Sergiu Costache, Adrian Titieni, Karen Wallet
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When the insatiable discoverer Gustav catches the travel bug, he decides to set out on a trip around the world to search for his uncle who had disappeared while flying his plane. Little ... See full summary »

Directors: Augustinas Gricius, Vaidas Lekavicius
Stars: Zigmas Jablonskis, Kristupas Kavaliauskas, Karina Krysko
Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Elisabeta Bostan
Stars: Lulu Mihaescu, Margareta Pîslaru, Angela Moldovan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Titieni ...
Domnul Lazar
Gheorghe Ifrim ...
Domnul Mihaes
...
Ileana
...
Doamna Lazar
...
Toni
Dan Hurduc ...
Alin
Ariadna Titieni ...
Mara
Rabbit ...
Himself
Hen ...
Herself
Dog ...
Himself
Cat ...
Herself
Pigeon ...
Himself
Natasa Raab ...
Mrs. Veres
Turkey ...
Himself
Marian Ralea ...
Gigi Veres
Edit

Storyline

Wonderfully surreal, painfully real, this is the story of children, adults and animals who live together trying to have a better life, but sometimes death comes unexpectedly. The lives of three characters surrounded by a bunch of extraordinary, funny, absurd but quite realistic events. It is all about us, people who eat the animals that they love and the animals that love people unconditionally. Written by 4 Proof Film

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

22 March 2013 (Romania)  »

Also Known As:

Blok  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good linear narrative movie with complex relationships
26 March 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Expected the movie to be another Romanian try of a black comedy, but boy was I wrong. The movie is structured in two parts, divided by a tragic event, that is not shown but hinted and referenced.

The first part is more of an intro, presenting all the characters that live under the same apartment building. And it has quite a few characters, families, but out of them the two kids can be considered main characters.

But what about the animals? Yes, that's what I was asking myself from the poster, how do they come into play? A short answer is that they are the "trigger" for the main plot and sub stories of the movie and characters form relationships based and with them.

The second part it's a bit more drama and narrative orientated as opposed to the first part. While the part, had a few jokes and funny situations in the second one "something" has changed. On top of that the movie shifts and introduces a "dream" sub story that is followed up until the ending and mingled with the main plot.

Out of the multiple characters, you will care more for the ones in the second part, considering that very few sub stories get explained or developed. This leaves the main plot a bit unknown, not properly defined, making the whole thing to be a relationship movie.

Acting was good, but only a few characters have a chance to shine, while the rest are there to add depth. I do think they could have removed some, but it's no way bad.

Overall it's a good movie, not as much drama orientated as other Romanian flicks but also no a black comedy. It stands on a fine line in between, helped by it's structure and acting.


10 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Domestic (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?