After Iron Guard member Paraipan discovers that commissioner Moldovan had staged his own death, he kidnaps Moldovan's son in order to draw him out. Tensions build up resulting in a final epic confrontation.
Focused around the August 23rd 1944 coup against Marshal Antonescu, the movie also tackles other topics from the same era such as the Iron Guard rebellion and the execution of political leaders by communists.
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.
Three young people are speeding through rain in a borrowed car. A first accident of a little girl give the sign of a race through the city trying to escape from the police. The race ends tragically, with another grave accident, the victim here being one of them. The only hope to survive is to run. The movie presents the psychological transformations of them in their desperate trying to elude the consequences and the pressure of their own minds. Written by