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Gruber's Journey (2008)

Calatoria lui Gruber (original title)
On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt »... See full synopsis »

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Udo Schenk ...
Col. Freitag
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Dumitru-Paul Falticeanu ...
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On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt »... See full synopsis »

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I doubt a good film can be made with Romanians
3 March 2015 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This is a mockery. The Germans speak German badly. The Italians speak Italian badly. The concept of allergy was just discovered. But in a hole like Moldova there is someone who not only heard of the concept, but can also treat it. A chimera. Maybe that was a good idea.

The only merit I can find this movie: it talks about facts long buried in Romania. The facts are glossed whenever possible. Still, just because these hurt the extreme nationalism of Romania, people feel obliged to take a political stance. Even here, in IMDb, you have people who support the idea to talk about the ugly past of Romania and who think this is a good movie and the right wingers who think this is a badly made movie. The reality is in the middle. It is a piece of junk. But an important piece of junk. And this movie lets some air in a closed country. After decades of showing only movies that glorify mindless blood shed this one present a more decent view. The war is still not ugly. The people are still heroic. Yet death is not prescribed in the Heavens.


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