Director: Cristi Puiu
Starring: Alexandru Papadopol, Dragos Bucur, Ioana Flora
Ovidiu lives with his parents in a small apartment where they sell groceries to make a living. He takes a job delivering a package for a shady businessman. Along with his friend Vali and his friend's girlfriend Betty they drive to Bucharest to deliver the package. They soon find out the job is not as simple as it seems.
Cristi Puiu's debut film Marfa si banii is considered by many the film that started the Romanian New Wave. A low budget production, with hand held camera work, improvised dialog and live sound. It is the simple scenario and the natural acting that drives the picture. Showing us the intricacies and struggles of average people caught in the transition from communist to capitalist society.