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Convoiul (1981)

In WW2 when a new fascist prison warden takes over a Romanian prison he plans to kill the Communist inmates under the pretext of attempted escape during their forced-march transfer to another prison.

Director:

Mircea Moldovan

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emil Hossu Emil Hossu ... Neagu
Mircea Cosma Mircea Cosma ... Old Man
Stelian Stancu Stelian Stancu ... Stancu
Traian Stanescu Traian Stanescu ... Marcu
Ion Anestin Ion Anestin ... Morosan
Ion Besoiu Ion Besoiu ... Coltoiu
Ernest Maftei Ernest Maftei ... Old Man Tanase
Costel Constantin Costel Constantin ... Cercel
Constantin Gurita Constantin Gurita
Stefan Hagima Stefan Hagima
Aristide Teica Aristide Teica ... Gogu Aviatorul
Dinu Ianculescu Dinu Ianculescu
Nae Mazilu Nae Mazilu ... Grigore (as Nae Gh. Mazilu)
Mircea Valentin Mircea Valentin
Mitica Iancu Mitica Iancu
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Storyline

During WW2 a Romanian prison is taken over by a new fascist warden and administrator who is especially cruel to the political inmates.The Communist inmates have the most to fear from him since Fascist Romania allied with Nazi Germany is fighting a war against the Communist Soviet Union in the east. The fascist prison warden is planning to transfer most of the political inmates to a larger prison by way of a forced march.However,he secretly is arranging for their execution during the march for a supposed attempt to escape the guards.The political inmates are ready for their transfer to the larger prison when they get wind of warden's secret plan from a sympathetic prison guard.They realize their lives are forfeit unless they can come up with a plan to save themselves in time. Written by nufs68

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

21 August 1981 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

The Convoy See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This Communist propaganda film was commissioned by the Communist leadership of Romania during the Cold War and mainly deals with a topic that was dear to the hearts of Eastern Bloc Communists namely the Communist struggle against the Nazis during World War Two. See more »

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