BUCHAREST: Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time / Morometii 2 by Stere Gulea debuted in the number two spot in Romania, with nearly 71,000 admissions on its opening weekend.
Only the latest installment of the JK Rowling franchise Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald outperformed it, with 84,000 admissions and box office of 1.014 m RON / 217,000 EUR.
Morometii 2, a sequel to an acclaimed 1987 film, is the story of a family following WWII, when Romania is being overtaken by the communist movement. The film, produced by Libra Film, was also written by Gulea, who directed the original film, The Moromete Family. It is distributed by Transilvania Film. The opening weekend results put the film on target to make it into a top box office performer for the year.