The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.
At an old age, prince Andrei Morudzi retreats to his castle in Romania, during the two world wars, after having lead an eventful youth. There he is seen upon as a rare bird by the local ... See full summary »
not remarkable but not bad. parts from Pentru Patrie și Războiul de Independență, few god performances and Sergiu Nicolaescu in role of Carol as end of a circle. sure, many possibilities for do a real good film. but the large image is nice. it is not a manifesto, it is not unique. only an exercise, almost honest, about first Romanian king. and the meeting with Razvan Vasilescu as Ion Brătianu or Claudiu Istodor as Marghiloman, with the scenes of another Nicolaescu films - like in a time trip - has not disappointment result. good point - Crown Concil scene. its tension, dialogs and Carol as lion in winter are important ingredients of an important moment. but, after death of a director, his movies are free birds. only public has answers to questions. the rest remains silence.
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