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Emanoil Petrut ...
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Teofil Vâlcu ...
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Vasile Cosma ...
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Mihai Paladescu ...
Papa Pius al II-lea
Petre Gheorghiu Dolj
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A nice little epic
20 August 2004 | by (MEXICO) – See all my reviews

The communistic states used historical films to make propaganda on their policy, as well as to promote national pride. Romania was not an exception and this film is one of the most interesting of its kind.

It presents the true story of Romania's national hero, prince Vlad Tepes of Vlachia, a man who tried to reform his country and resist the Ottoman invasions, using every way available, no matter how cruel, in order to succeed. The idea is that the cause justifies the means and for this, Vlad Tepes was a perfect example.

Having cinema treating their national hero as a monster since 1922, the Romanians have every right to present him as a cruel BUT great leader, which he practically was. There have been other films about this topic but no other has approached so much the historical truth as this one.

Worth the trouble of watching if you don't hate history.


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