Archive of films Arsenie. An Amazing Afterlife / Arsenie. Viața de apoi

Romania / Luxembourg
2023, 96 min

Section: Proxima Competition
Year: 2023


Arsenie Boca, a priest, theologian, and mystic persecuted by the communist regime, is considered holy by many believers, although he has yet to be canonized. Documentary filmmaker Alexandru Solomon and a group of selected believers set out on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of this holy man. Under the filmmaker’s direction, the members of the entourage re-enact scenes from Boca’s life, discuss the miracles ascribed to him, and reflect on the current state of the world. Solomon presents viewers with a colorful, often humorous picture of today’s society seeking to preserve faith in miracles in an era full of contradictory information and global threats.

Lenka Tyrpáková

About the director

Alexandru Solomon

Alexandru Solomon (1966, Bucharest). Selected filmography: A Dog’s Life (1998), The Man with a Thousand Eyes (2001), The Great Communist Bank Robbery (2004), Cold Waves (2007), Apocalypse on Wheels (2008), Kapitalism – Our Improved Formula (2010), Romania: Four Countries (2015), Tarzan’s Testicles (2017), Arsenie. An Amazing Afterlife (2023).


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Publicity contact

Brigitta Portier
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Gary Walsh
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Press kit

About the film

Color, DCP
International premiere

Section: Proxima Competition
Director: Alexandru Solomon
Screenplay: Alexandru Solomon
Dir. of Photography: Tudor Platon, Marius Beșu
Music: Alin Zăbrăuțeanu
Sound: Alin Zăbrăuțeanu
Editor: Cătălin Cristuțiu, Sophie Reiter
Producer: Ada Solomon, Diana Caravia
Production: microFILM
Coproduction: Paul Thiltges Distributions
Contact: microFILM, Brigitta Portier, Gary Walsh


Alexandru Solomon

Film Director

Ada Solomon


Diana Caravia


Paul Thiltges


Adrien Chef


Tudor Platon

Director of Photography

Cătălin Cristutiu


Marius Besu

Director of Photography

Brigitta Portier


Gary Walsh



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