It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »
The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.
In 1918 a defeated Austro-Hungarian Baron Colonel Von Görtz returns home to Transylvania which has just been lost to Romania. A vengeful Von Görtz punishes the nearby villagers but Romanian Major Tudor Andrei aids them.
Focused around the August 23rd 1944 coup against Marshal Antonescu, the movie also tackles other topics from the same era such as the Iron Guard rebellion and the execution of political leaders by communists.
After Iron Guard member Paraipan discovers that commissioner Moldovan had staged his own death, he kidnaps Moldovan's son in order to draw him out. Tensions build up resulting in a final epic confrontation.
After the death of Prince Stephen the Great the throne of the Principality of Moldavia is up for grabs.Two of Prince Stephen's legitimate descendants, Stefan Tomsa and Elisabeta Movila start a bloody civil war of succession in 1612.Elisabeta Movila is the widow of former ruler Ieremia Movila and mother of Constantin Movila who briefly held the throne of Moldavia but was ousted and replaced by Prince Stefan Tomsa.They both have legitimate claims to the throne of Moldavia and this particular succession war seems inevitable.The Stefan Tomsa faction is militarily supported by the Ottoman Turks and by the Tatar Khan Temir Bey.The Movila faction is supported by boyars loyal to the Movila clan and by a few Polish nobles aided by an army of mercenaries.In 1612 the Principality of Moldavia is shattered by war. Written by