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Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii (1981)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilarion Ciobanu ...
Traian Brad de la Poplaca
Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan ...
Ion 'Johnny' Brad (as Ovidiu Iuliu Moldovan)
Mircea Diaconu ...
Romulus Brad
Jean Constantin ...
preotul grec Temistocles
Stefan Iordache ...
Zoltán Vadász ...
Orbán Péter (as Zoltan Vadasz)
Ileana Iliescu ...
Proprietara saloon-ului
Tania Filip ...
June Ambler (as Tatiana Filip)
Dragos Pîslaru ...
Collins (as Dragos Paslaru)
Dumitru Palade ...
Erzsébet Ádám ...
Julie 'Juliska' Orbán (as Elisabeta Ádám)
Carmen Galin ...
Annie. McCallum
Papil Panduru ...
banditul Teddy, aflat în slujba lui McCallum
Victoria Gheorghiu ...
doamna Elizabeth Orbán
Nicolae Pomoje ...
John Harper


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12 January 1981 (Romania)  »

Also Known As:

The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians  »

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A Romanian western
21 February 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This a western, a true western: cowboys, whisky, Colts, Bad-lands-like landscapes and so one. The movie was entirely shot in Romania, reflecting the great variety of landscapes this country has. All the actors are famous Romanian ones and they speak a quite decent English during 70% of the movie!!! Dialogs remember a bit the ones in the American 1940s westerns.

The movie tells the story of three Romanian brothers (from Transylvania actually) who, having crossed Europe and the Atlantic, are trying to settle in the US Great Plains. One is hunting down "wanted"-criminals to finance the ranch (or rather a house falling apart) his younger brother bought. The younger brother gets married to an American girl whereas the older one is hanging around with the ranch neighbors, ironically a Hungarian family from Transylvania.

But, the local badman wants to get the three brother's ranch as he knows there is some oil lying underneath. Hence...

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