In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.

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Credited cast:
Amza Pellea ...
Peasant Manolache Preda
Ernest Maftei ...
Station Master Sava Petrache
Gheorghe Dinica ...
Gendarme Chief Ion
Ioana Pavelescu ...
Peasant woman Ruxandra
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Prosecutor Tudor Marian
Emmerich Schäffer ...
Boyar Leon Paraianu
Mihai Mereuta ...
Gendarme Bobinca
Aimee Iacobescu ...
Magda Paraianu, Leon's Wife (as Aimée Iacobescu)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ion Andrei
Elena Dacian ...
Manolache Preda's Mother
Alexandru Dobrescu ...
Judge Elefterescu
Vasile Finaru
Dumitru Ghiuzelea
Corneliu Gîrbea ...
Shepherd Badin (as Cornel Girbea)
Elisabeta Jar ...
Manolache's Wife (as Elisabeta Jar-Rozorea)
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In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.Manolache served a 10 year sentence in the salt mines for murdering a local landowner during the Great Peasant Uprising of 1907.Later he was conscripted in the Romanian Army to fight in World War One.After a 12 year absence from his native village his woman doesn't even recognize him initially but later tels him that she had stopped waiting for him and she took with another man after selling Manolache's land to the local landowner.When the landowner is found murdered on the road everyone , including the local gendarmes and the investigating prosecutors,assume that Manolache is the culprit. Written by nufs68

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13 September 1976 (Romania)  »

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ROL 4,302,000 (estimated)
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The film is inspired from Romanian novelist Victor Ion Popa's novel Velerim Si Veler Doamne written in 1933. See more »

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Amza Pellea
11 January 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is his film. great performance and force of a character who it has script as root. many nuances. few extraordinaries scenes. and a cross. as axis of a redemption without limits. or sense. a delicate love story. and an injured. prejudices of a community. and a murder as mirror for everybody. short - must see it ! not for its beauty - it is really touching. not for wise measure - it is a truth. not for cast - it is remarkable. but for Amza Pellea as sign of passing silhouette. and for last scene. or, only for ball of questions front with a film about sin and pain and hope and dark gestures. must see it ! as isle of memory. because it remains a little more than an adaptation.


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