18 February 2019
“Marius Olteanu crafts wonderful images to show the multi-layered nature of a relationship under huge pressure due to a normative society, with Dana and Artur resisting these pressures with self-determination. Via images at once powerful and tender, we as viewers got close to the couple in truly emotional fashion.
For this reason, this year’s Tagesspiegel Readers’ Jury gives the prize for best film showing at the Forum to MONSTERS. from Romania.”