It’s Maxim’s birthday. He’s 8 years old. He lives together only with his mother in a village not so close to the big city. For his birthday, his mother will take him to Bucharest, to McDonald’s. There, Maxim hopes to meet his father.
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I guess if one chooses to see it as such, this movie is more about the drama of a mother forced to raise by herself a tantrum-driven child, unable to understand his parent's separation. Leaving that perspective aside, all in all this is the story of a boy hoping and fighting for a miraculous reunion at McDonald's, a reunion as unachievable on that day as a small Transformers toy.