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 1877 the Kingdom of Romania declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.The Romanian forces join the Russian armies fighting against the Ottoman forces that are dug in a series of forts south of the Danube river.
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 »
Andrei Blaier's film catches the last days of The Stone Cross a low class brothels area that became some kind of an institution in the landscape of Bucharest before the Communist period, ... 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 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
Like many other movies made under the communist regime, the scenario for "Nemuritorii" reflects the ideology of the time. It emphasizes the serenity of the nationalistic ideas in the history of the romanians. Historically speaking, the film has no value whatsoever. To see a plan (romanian dream) in the actions of Mihai Viteazul is a fact of pure communist nationalistic ideology. The director, Sergiu Nicolaescu, is a master when it comes to combining the art of film making with the art of well dissimulated communist propaganda. On the other hand the film has some strong points: a good casting, very well chosen shooting sets and the best soundtrack for a romanian film made before 1989 signed by Phoenix, a legendary romanian band of the '70s. In conclusion, this film is above average compared to other romanian historical productions.
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