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30 October 1972 (Romania) See more »
Set in post war Romania, a communist who was tortured by the fascists during the war is now a police detective and sets about clearing his city of gangsters and black marketeers. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Sergiu Nicolaescu 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Titus Popovici 
Petre Salcudeanu 

Original Music by
Richard Oschanitzky 
Cinematography by
Alexandru David 
Film Editing by
Yolanda Mîntulescu  (as Iolanda Mintulescu)
Production Design by
Radu Boruzescu 
Set Decoration by
Tudor Frîncu 
Costume Design by
Miruna Boruzescu 
Makeup Department
Rosalia Bartha .... makeup artist (as Rozalia Barta)
Production Management
Gheorghe Pîrîu .... production manager
Ion Schihar .... production leader
Vinicius Stinghe .... production leader
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jana Dochita Badea .... assistant director (as Jeana Dochita)
Adriana Dumitrescu .... assistant director (as Adriana Dimitrescu)
Alexandru Maldea .... assistant director
Art Department
Alexandru Cioba .... props
Grigore Emanoil .... props
Lilica Gruicu .... props
Zoltán Szabó .... assistant production designer (as Zoltan Szabo)
Sound Department
Anusavan Salamanian .... sound (as A. Salamanian)
Valentin Tesa .... sound assistant
Special Effects by
Ion Tiberiu .... special effects
Szabolcs Cseh .... stunt coordinator
Doru Dumitrescu .... stunts
Vasile Popa .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Alexandru Bilu .... still photographer
Robert Fleischer .... gaffer
Ion Patruta .... key grip (as Ion Patrut)
Petre Sorescu .... assistant camera
Aurel Stoenescu .... assistant camera (as Aureliu Stoenescu)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Silvia Axesiuc .... costumer (as Silvia Axeniuc)
Gabriel Conlin .... assistant costume designer
Florica Predoiu .... costumer (as Florica Predoi)
Editorial Department
Cristina Ionescu .... assistant editor
Georgeta Ivan .... color timer
Florica Matase .... assistant editor
George Palivet .... lab technician (as George Palivet)
Other crew
Viktor Jerca .... consultant
Ioan Popescu .... consultant

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Anachronisms: Whenever the action takes place in some night club, although the movie is set in 1945, the hair cuts, clothes and attitude of women are characteristic for '70.See more »
Tudor Miclovan:Hands up, drop your weapons! Freeze all! You are arrested, Semaca!
Semaca:Hold your fire, commissioner! I promise to you - none will move!
Lascarica:Mr. Semaca! This is me, Lascarica! Please, believe me that I didn't betray you! I was brought here forcefully! Can you hear me, Mr. Semaca...?
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Followed by Un comisar acuza (1974)See more »


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17 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
One of the best police/politic movie, 10 August 2000
Author: coman_andrei from Bucuresti, Romania

This movie is the best combination between a police and a political movie, with two good heroes, one a political activist and the other a policeman by education. Both of them want to stop the crime in the city, even that their methods are at the start completely different. As they came to know each other they unite and together form the most powerful team against the criminal gangs. It is a classic of Sergiu Nicolaescu.

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