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The Dacians (1966)

Dacii (original title)
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.

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Credited cast:
Pierre Brice ...
Marie-José Nat ...
Meda, Decebalus' Daughter
Georges Marchal ...
Roman General Fuscus
Amza Pellea ...
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Oluper
Alexandru Herescu ...
Cotyso, Decebalus' Son
György Kovács ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ion Apahideanu
Leopoldina Balanuta ...
Meda, Decebalus' Daughter (voice)
Ion Banica
Geo Barton ...
Roman Senator Attius / Zoltes
Ion Besoiu ...
Roman General Severus (voice)
Ion Birá
Florin Blanarescu
Anatol Bogdan
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The great King of Dacia, Decebal (Decebalus), is disposed to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep the integrity of his people. His own son, Cotyso, is given to the god Zamolxis to the dismay of the King and his daughter Meda. Septimius Severus a young roman devoted to his adopted country, must make the choice between his blood origins and the culture he was raised to. Written by Aura Vatafu

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ROL 20,113,000 (estimated)
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Romanian Director Sergiu Nicolaescu's first feature length film as a director and also as an actor. See more »

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The movie mentions the "week" as a measure of time, but that was not part of the culture, and even the Romans had only a 8-day week for hundreds of years after the time of the movie. See more »

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This is really a very impressive movie, one of my favourites.
3 January 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is really a very impressive movie, one of my favourites. And what is its major advantage? It's a deep and natural empathy for the ancient past without any need to add some artifical tricks. Music score perfectly matches with all scenes. Landscape views with marching or fighting legions are superb. Unfortunately, at least VHS record is very hard to find and DVD doesn't exist so far. There should be no doubts that this movie, as well as some other similar releases, deserve a better international recognition of fans and connoisseurs.


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