A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of old friends from the World War II Jewish Resistance to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »
Marius Florea Vizante,
In 1946, a group of German POWs are mistakenly sent to a Soviet female transit prison camp and must cope with the hostility of the Soviet female inmates and guards, under the orders of cruel camp commander Pavlov.
Bucharest 1959. A spectacular Bank heist has the country in an uproar. In post-war Communist Romania it is an unimaginable slap in the face to the iron fisted authorities. Four men and a woman are arrested, tried, convicted and while waiting for their execution... are forced to star in a propaganda film about the crime. All five protagonists were heroes of the resistance during the Second World War and highly placed members of Romanian society. They clearly knew they would be caught and executed. Written by
During World War II, the anti-Nazi resistance in Romania was mainly organized by the Communist Party.
A number of young Jews joined the cause, believing their freedom would come from the Soviet Union.
The Red Army didn't free, but enslave the country, along with the whole Eastern and Central Europe. An iron-fist regime was installed.
Former Jewish partisans became part of the governing elite.
Their positions started to erode until, by the last years of the 50's, they were being systematically ...
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This film it was marvelous. Im proud of my romanian film maker Nae Carnfil. Maybe the movie wont respect all the history in that time. But the cast was excellent the costumes were great.
And what i had liked the most, they respected the black jokes with allot of irony and cinism in them. They showed the crazy leaders were in that time the real murders and how easily were peoples fooled by the system.
The movie 100% need's an Oscar i hope he will get in time. Also a word for Hollywood, "Bro come in Romania start to learn more history and than make more movies with romanian stories"amen.
Message to my fellow romanian brothers, don't try to judge to movie be proud cause you are a ROMANIAN the movie is PERFECT.
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