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De ce eu? (2015)

Cristian, a young idealistic prosecutor whose career is on the rise, tries to crack a case against a senior colleague accused of corruption. The dilemma of choosing between his career and ... See full summary »

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Tudor Giurgiu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilian Oprea ... Cristian Panduru
Mihai Constantin Mihai Constantin ... Procuror Codrea
Andreea Vasile ... Dora
Dan Condurache ... Procuror Iustin Petrut
Liviu Pintileasa Liviu Pintileasa ... Ionut
Mihai Smarandache Mihai Smarandache ... Serban
Alin Florea Alin Florea ... Bogdan Leca
Lucretia Mandric Lucretia Mandric ... Matusa
Sore Mihalache ... Alina
Ionut Caras Ionut Caras ... Rares
Virgil Ogasanu Virgil Ogasanu ... Procurorul General al Romaniei, Iovitu
Barna Bányai Kelemen Barna Bányai Kelemen ... Lajos Molnar (as Banyai Kelemen Barna)
Madalina Ciotea ... Elena Bontidean
Olga Delia Mateescu Olga Delia Mateescu ... Ministrul Justitiei, Liliana Boariu
Camelia Maxim Camelia Maxim ... Procuror Ilinca Penescu
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Cristian, a young idealistic prosecutor whose career is on the rise, tries to crack a case against a senior colleague accused of corruption. The dilemma of choosing between his career and the truth weighs heavily on his shoulders. Looking further to solve the case, he enters a danger zone paved with unexpected and painful revelations.

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One man against them all

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Romania | Bulgaria | Hungary

Language:

Romanian | English

Release Date:

5 November 2015 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dream Circle See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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€1,200,000 (estimated)
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2.39 : 1
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Good, but it could be better.
14 June 2015 | by kbaniSee all my reviews

My expectations about this movie were low, because i'm sick of law/cop/prosecutors Hollywood crap, but i was surprised.

"Why me" has strong acting and an interesting story, especially because is a real story. We are introduced in year 2002, 13 years after the revolution in Romania and the fall of communism. But for the judicial system of this country, is like there was no revolution. In the highest level of Prosecutor Office there is still that smell of socialism. The Securitate(secret police which served the Communist party, something like the German STASI)is still there, but now is renamed SRI, some ex-securitate officers now rule the country as politicians, and the old corrupted/repressive prosecutors are still in charge.

Add a young, honest and competent prosecutor in all that mess and you've a good movie, worth watching.

I'll give it a 7 out of 10 because i wanted to see more depth. Also, character progression seemed a Little bit hard to believe, like they were skipping some scenes.


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