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THE TRIAL

by Claudiu Mitcu

synopsis

Mihai Moldoveanu, a former Romanian army officer, was sentenced to 25 years behind bars for a crime he claims he did not commit. Following a long series of attempts to prove his innocence, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Moldoveanu's favor in June 2012. The documentary follows him after his provisional release and focuses on the referral of the case and the consequences of the new sentence, giving the viewer the role of a juror in a complicated and controversial lawsuit.

international title: The Trial
original title: Procesul
country: Romania
sales agent: We Are Basca
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Claudiu Mitcu
film run: 90'