2010 / drama / Roumanie / original title : PERIFERIC / 87’ / Color / status : completed / Romanian / long feature-film / International catalogue
Midway through her prison sentence, Matilda is granted a 24-hour temporary release. Not willing to return to jail, she plans to escape and flee the country. But before the day is over, Matilda must first confront her troubled past. She visits her brother, reluctant to offer any help, and Paul, her ex pimp and also father to her only child who owes her money. At last, Matilda meets Toma, her son. She proposes the kid to embark on the quest for a new life. A final choice they need to make together – or not.