Alina falls madly in love with Voichita a Romanian. She wishes to bring her to Germany so that they can be together, but Voichita is conflicted by her love of God which she discovered whilst living inside the walls of an orthodox convent. When it comes to love, God is no match... The story of the turmoil caused by the conflict between orthodox religion and love. “Beyond the hills” is a movie of mystic waves and sustained tension performed by two exceptional actresses. Double prize winner for best actress and script at the last Cannes Film Festival.