The Senator feels fine. He has just inaugurated a windmill and now he feels like having snails for dinner. All the villagers are summoned to get some for him. Unfortunately for the great ... See full summary »
The plot take place in 1883 in a small provincial town in Romania, where the corrupt establishment decide everything, including - of course - who will be the "elected" representative to the... See full summary »
romantic image of past. new adventures of hero. his moral duty against happiness. accuracy as minor detail. it is a a lesson of patriotism. like many other films from Comunist Romania. so, only fundamental virtue is performance of great actors. slices of atmosphere. and idyllic silhouette of Iancu - one of great roles for Adrian Pintea. like many movies, it is part of its time. and piece of a terrible fight against political command. today - axis of nostalgia, it was an impressive gun for subsistence of true value. form of European/ American adventures films, it is brick of present vision about national history, with many errors, exaggeration and crumbs of frustration. because, the history is today, like yesterday, object of sensitivity, toy of politic, food for patriotic feelings. so, this film is not exception. only, beautiful letter of its.
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