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I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (2018)

Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari (original title)
"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.

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Radu Jude

Writer:

Radu Jude
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ioana Iacob Ioana Iacob ... Mariana
Alex Bogdan Alex Bogdan ... Traian
Alexandru Dabija Alexandru Dabija ... Movila
Ion Rizea Ion Rizea
Claudia Ieremia Claudia Ieremia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Catalin Anchidin Catalin Anchidin
Ion Arcudeanu Ion Arcudeanu
Ilinca Belciu Ilinca Belciu
Dana Bunescu Dana Bunescu
Adrian Cioflâncã Adrian Cioflâncã
Eduard Cirlan Eduard Cirlan
Bogdan Cotlet Bogdan Cotlet
Larisa Crunteanu Larisa Crunteanu
Liliana Ghita Liliana Ghita
Ilinca Harnut Ilinca Harnut
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"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.

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Romanian

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (Romania) See more »

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Official submission of Romania for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »

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Features Oglinda (1994) See more »

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A must see
25 September 2018 | by vital-40139See all my reviews

This film is a great feat, with a universal message regarding the difficulty in facing our true national images in the mirror, including savage, murderous episodes. Exquisite acting and art, as well as nuanced irony neatly combined with grave philosophising and serious storytelling. I was glued to the screen for the entire 2 hours and 20 minutes.


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