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Orient Express (2004)

At an old age, prince Andrei Morudzi retreats to his castle in Romania, during the two world wars, after having led an eventful youth. There he is seen as a rare bird by the local folk, due... See full summary »

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Sergiu Nicolaescu
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sergiu Nicolaescu ... Andrei Morudzi
Gheorghe Dinica ... Costache
Dan Bittman Dan Bittman ... Young Andrei Morudzi
Maia Morgenstern ... Amalia Frunzetti
Daniela Nane ... Carmen Ionescu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alina Chivulescu Alina Chivulescu ... Adrienne de Raval
Andreea Doinea Andreea Doinea ... Extras
Diana Dumbrava ... Priestess
Imola Kézdi Imola Kézdi ... Ana
Ioana Moldovan Ioana Moldovan ... Isabelle Benny
Marina Procopie Marina Procopie ... Elena Criveanu
Dan Puric Dan Puric ... Orlofski
Cristian Sofron Cristian Sofron ... Priest Anton
Valentin Teodosiu Valentin Teodosiu ... Vasile Gardescu
Florin Zamfirescu Florin Zamfirescu ... Take Criveanu
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At an old age, prince Andrei Morudzi retreats to his castle in Romania, during the two world wars, after having led an eventful youth. There he is seen as a rare bird by the local folk, due to his strange attitude towards life and his exquisite manners, which don't fit the way of life of the villagers. But, in the end, despite trying to distance himself from the local people, he can't help but influence their humble existences. Written by FcPoliFan

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Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Romania) See more »

Filming Locations:

Casa Vernescu, Romania See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ro De Film See more »
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Romania's official submission to the 77th Academy Awards (2005) for Best Foreign Language Film. See more »

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A very brave production
2 May 2006 | by georgetrial26See all my reviews

The kind of movie that let's you in it even though you left the cinema for a while. Makes room for that pure epic performance very few Romanian movies have. And still all that drama is Noble, not shocking. It let's you know that higher class is maybe not so bad, maybe dirt is not so much better then cleanliness, and it spits on every single movie promoting common things we see every day. A very brave movie because it doesn't try to make ordinary people feel good about themselves, it doesn't use issues that most people find themselves in. It has almost no connection to the real world, or any significant parts of Romanian history. It's a solitary and original movie from all points of view. A production that's worth respect.


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