Between the Carpathians, the Danube and the Black Sea,
lies the best kept secret of Europe's wilderness.
Synopsis
The Carpathian Mountains, the Danube River and the Black Sea, gave birth to the wildest country in Europe. The richness of this place lies in spectacular mountains, in rivers full of life, in healthy forests. Following the four seasons of the year, we will discover the life of the most emblematic animals of Romania and we will unfold the story of the most amazing natural landscapes. The journey begins with the long-awaited arrival of spring, a season of hope when most animals prepare for a new cycle of life. We will continue in summer, the season of plenty, a time when the young animals are starting to enjoy the beauty of life and accept the challenges of nature. The story will come to an end with the arrival of autumn which will turn into winter once more. The season of change will bring new challenges for Romanian wildlife, in a time when the hunters are thriving. From the high peaks of the Fagaras Mountains, to the wetlands of the Danube Delta, we will unveil the best kept secrets of Europe’s wilderness.​​​​​​​
Trailer
Details
Year 2021
Romanian / English language | English subtitle
Feature 1 x 124 min, Series 3 x 50 min (4k)
Directed by Dan Dinu and Cosmin Dumitrache | Produced by NTD Film in co-production with HBO Max and Libra Film
Awards & Nominees
Official Selection - Wildscreen, UK 2022
Best Score nominee - Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival, Germany 2022
Natural Values of the Carpathian Basin Award - International Nature and Environmental Film Festival, Hungary 2022
Gopo Awards -  Best Documentary, Best Original Music, Best Sound Design, Romania 2022 
Official Selection - Washington DC Environmental Film Festival, USA 2022
Official Selection - European Film Festival, Singapore 2022
Official Selection - Romanian Film Festival, USA 2022
Audience Award - Transilvania International Film Festival, Romania 2021
Carpathian Award - Alpin Film Festival, Romania 2021​​​​​​​
Making of gallery