Golden Robot

Direction
Year 
2015
Country
  • Romania 
Runtime
77min 
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Subtitles 

Steluta Duta aka The Golden Robot, a 32-year old female boxer, has won the European and World Cups many times over. Abandoned at birth, she lived a life of violence and abuse in state care during the Ceausescu regime, eventually being thrown on the streets at 16, after being labelled a ‘problem child’. Steluta’s life changed when she started boxing at the age of 20, after being discovered by her coach and adoptive father, Mr. Voicilasi. While practicing for the 2014 European Boxing Championship, Steluta goes back to her childhood, meeting her family for the first time and seeing old forgotten friends from the orphanage. Steluta embarks on a voyage of reliving her past, while undergoing a brutal training regime for the championships. As the media try to exploit her heart-breaking story in the eve of the championships, pressure mounts from all sides. Steluta tries to cope and feels determined to win the games in order to fulfil her dream of owning a house. Will she win the Championships?

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  • Original Title
    Roboțelul de aur / KineDok
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Radu Mocanu
  • Editing
    Mihai Dragolea
  • Sound
    Mihai Dragolea
  • Runtime
    77 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2015
  • Country
    • Romania
  • Format
    • Colour

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