The film is an adaptation of a novel by Marin Preda, a controversial novelist who died during the Communist rule soon after the book was published. It tells the story of an intellectual, ... See full summary »
A small world of bourgeois intrigues and frivolities lived with intensity by its own protagonists: Pampon's lover, Didina is in love with the barber Nae, who is Mitza's lover, while she is ... 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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