The Iron Guard, also known as Legion of Archangel Michael, was a Romanian nationalist and patriotic movement of extreme right; as such, after it rose to power, it supported Nazi Germany and... See full summary »
The great King of Dacia, Decebal (Decebalus), is disposed to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep the integrity of his people. His own son, Cotyso, is given to the god Zamolxis to ... See full summary »
In 1916 Romanian Army lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu possessed by a strong love for his young beautiful wife and obsessed with her apparent infidelity finds himself in a contest for her love against gigolo lawyer Nicolau.
Director Sergiu Nicolaescu, obsessed by his people's history, focuses here on a crucial moment not only for the Romanians, but for humanity: World War One. Of course, the movie presents mainly the Romanian participation to the war, but not entirely separated by the European picture of that time. In fact, it is a tribute to the heroes that fought and died for the most sacred Romanian dream: the Unification. The main character of the film is Ecaterina Teodoriu, a young but courageous woman who sacrified for this purpose. Sergiu Nicolaescu also plays one of the key characters, General Averescu.
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