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.
The action follows the ship "Speranta" (Hope) in it's journey half way around the world, with incredible adventures of her crew-members struggling to get through to their destination. On ... See full summary »
In order to avoid reprisals from the Wehrmacht for the murder of a soldier, intellectuals from a Romanian village try to convince Ipu, the village idiot, to take the blame for the murder and save everybody.
Excellent movie. Today is our national day here and I accidentally came across it while going through the local channels. I always have trouble staying away from it, no matter at which point in the movie I happen to come in.
The Western actors/actress were excellent, and it's always lovely to watch our Romanian actors, like Piersic or lovely Ciubotarasu, whom we've grown up watching in films here.
Wish the world knew more about historical movies involving this part of the world - I think they're the best this country has to offer, moviewise.
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