"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians." These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement.
A young artist is planning to reconstruct a historical event from 1941, during which the Romanian Army carried out ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. One of contemporary Europe's most distinctive creators has come out with an ingeniously conceived film. While it unfolds slowly and in detail, it hits the viewer with a singular emotional punch.Written by
In the film Molina (Alexandru Dabija) presses Mariana (Ioana Iacob) on why she is focusing Antonescu and not Communism, implying political bias. In response, she states that the next project can be about Communism. Radu Jude's next project, Uppercase Print, focused on repression and surveillance under Romania's Communist regime. See more »