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The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians (1978)

Profetul, aurul si Ardelenii (original title)
Two peasants from Transylvania go to America in order to meet their brother who had left Romania ten years earlier. They meet a prophet in the American state of Utah and eventually help the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilarion Ciobanu ...
Traian Brad
Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan ...
Johnny Brad (as Ovidiu Iuliu Moldovan)
Mircea Diaconu ...
Romulus Brad
Victor Rebengiuc ...
Ezekiel Waltrobe (The Prophet)
Vasile Nitulescu ...
Judge Dolittle
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Marshall Joshua Waltrobe
Zoltán Vadász
Francisc Bacs
Olga Tudorache ...
Sarah Waltrobe
Clody Bertola ...
(as Clodi Bertola)
Mariana Mihut ...
One of the prophet's wives
Carmen Galin ...
Rebecca Waltrobe
Ioana Ciomârtan
Andrei Codarcea
Constantin Sassu
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Two peasants from Transylvania go to America in order to meet their brother who had left Romania ten years earlier. They meet a prophet in the American state of Utah and eventually help the cause of justice in the villages where the prophet proves to be a dictator and exploiter of the coal miners over there. Written by Marian Radulescu <pgardiner@easynet.co.uk>

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12 February 1978 (Romania)  »

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The brothers present themselves as coming from Romania, but Transilvania at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. See more »

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Followed by Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii (1981) See more »

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If you love westerns, you'll love this.....and it's hilarious :)
8 November 2008 | by (Buzau/Romania) – See all my reviews

This is Romania's shot at the great western genre... The only word that comes to mind to encompass what this movies is about is: HI-LA-RI-OUS ! I'm Romanian and there's not that many Romanian movies that I really enjoyed, but this one really breaks the norm. You just have to watch it and enjoyed it.

I don't want to give any spoilers so I won't say much about the plot. It's just a couple of peasants from Transylvania going over to the wild west to see their brothers that were established gunfighters there..

Watch it and you won't regret it. It doesn't have 1 minute of boredom for me, it's all Ha-ha-ha...


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