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 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.
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 »
The Iron Guard, also known as Legion of Archangel Michael, was a Romanian nationalist and patriotic movement of extreme right; as such, after it rose to power, it supported Nazi Germany and... See full summary »
In 1611,a few years after the death of Prince Michael the Brave,ruler of Wallachia,Moldavia and Transylvania,the remnants of his loyal personal guard wonder through medieval Europe.The faithful soldiers,under the command of their leader,Captain Costea,carry a treasure-filled trunk and their old battle flag.With their treasure they hope to return to Romania,recruit a new army,buy weapons and fulfill Prince Michael the Brave's dream.With their battle flag they hope to rally new recruits and old ex-soldiers to their cause.Former ex-Captain Andrei of Prince Michael's guard is also on their side.However,their return journey home is a perilous one, with many enemies,new and old,wishing to seize their treasure chest. Written by
The initial screenplay mentioned the role of a peg-leg soldier, named Ionica Schiopul, played by Romanian actor Alexandru Herescu (who played the Dacian warrior Cotyso in the Romanian film Dacii).However, the screenplay was modified and the character was eliminated from the final draft. See more »
Ten years after the dead of the great Romanian lord Mihai (1611) some of his worriers take his battle flag from Austria and bring it back home. They were attacked by the Turkish Army, but they don't give up, and put the flag on the top of the highest tower of one of the Romanian castles.
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