During the 18th century in the mountains of Wallachia, a band of outlaws aims to undermine the rule of the Phanariots and the Ottomans. Two stepbrothers, Sarbu and Amza, lead this band with their complex and violent relationship.
The master is Temistocle T. Temistocle. The aprentice is Alecu A. Alecu. Together they formed one of the most funny couple of crooks wich manage to cheat unhappy women and steal their money... See full summary »
During the 19th century war-bands of Ottoman Turks operating from Vidin across the Danube river come into Wallachia to pillage,enslave,murder and destroy with impunity.Wallachia's Phanariote rulers don't oppose the raids and some even collude with the Turks for their own personal benefit.A local band of patriotic Wallachian highwaymen decide to take action.They seek, attack and destroy the Turkish raiders at every opportunity.Lady Haricleea Hangerli,wife of current Wallachian ruler Hangerli Voda,colludes with Turkish Pasha Pazvanoglu to raid Wallachia in order to bring about her husband's downfall and replace him with her son.Pazvanoglu agrees with her plan,in exchange for the spoils from his raids in Wallachia.However,the brave band of local highwaymen led by Captain Amza does not intend to sit idle while the Turks are raiding their lands.Written by
In the opening scene it is stated that:"at the beginning of the 19th century, war-bands of Ottoman turks,led by the feared Pazvanoglu,Pasha of Vidin savagely pillaged Wallachia meeting with no resistance from the part of the Phanariote leadership of Wallachia". See more »