Untamed Romania Doc Sold to France Télévisions Group

    Untamed Romania by Tom Barton-Humphreys Untamed Romania by Tom Barton-Humphreys credit: Transilvania Film

    BUCHAREST: The documentary Untamed Romania / România neîmblânzită, directed by Tom Barton-Humphreys and funded by Auchan Retail Romania and the environmental NGO The European Nature Trust, was sold to France Télévisions Group for broadcasting starting March 2019.

    Untamed Romania had a surprisingly strong opening in domestic release, debuting in the fourth place after its release by Transilvania Film on 13 April 2018. It became the second most popular domestic film in 2018 with 81,426 admissions and 251,608 EUR / 1,157,400 RON gross.

    There are two versions of the film produced by the British/Dutch company Off the Fence, one in Romanian and narrated by the famous actor Victor Rebengiuc and an English version narrated by British actor Mark Strong.

    Untamed Romania is the Gold Winner in the Nature, Environment & Ecology category at the 9th Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2018.