Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's feature film “The Japanese Dog” represents Romania at the American Academy Awards in 2015, in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
The first feature film of Tudor Cristian Jurgiu premiered in New Director’s Section of San Sebastian IFF and was awarded at Warsaw International Film Festival.
Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's film tells the touching story of the reunion between a father and his son, who left the country many years ago. The film marks the return of Victor Rebengiuc, in top form, as protagonist of a feature film. Next to Rebengiuc, the film features actors Serban Pavlu, Kana Hashimoto, Ioana Abur, Constantin Draganescu, Alexandrina Halic and Laurenţiu Lazar.
"The Japanese Dog" is a Libra Film production made with the support of the Romanian CNC, HBO Romania and the MEDIA Programme of the European Union. The original screenplay was written by Ioan Antoci.