The Principality of Wallachia with the capital Bucharest (today a region of Romania) before the Revolution of the year 1848. A couple of secret societies are working to chase away the ... See full summary »
The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.
After Iron Guard member Paraipan discovers that commissioner Moldovan had staged his own death, he kidnaps Moldovan's son in order to draw him out. Tensions build up resulting in a final epic confrontation.
part of Mărgelatu series,first film of series directed by Gheorghe Vitanidis , it is new wave of adventures, treasures, mysteries in same manner of series. here, a strange Russian business man is the axis of story and the levels of his evolution - occasion for impose Romanian patriotism - are nice and seductive. in rest - same ingredients. beautiful landscapes, credible atmosphere, good performance of actors, amazing fight scenes - the Szobi Cseh sign - and touching music of George Grigoriu. after years, it is not difficult to consider it a surrogate. but this definition is almost strange. it represents , for its period, a form of cultural survive. sure, form , not real special, of entertainment but, in same measure, drawing of history page and courageous game with Communist censor. that is the key - it is a window. to Romanian sensitivity and, in same time, to a form of artistic resistance using, in perfect manner, small subjects to create a image about past ( the propaganda note is not missing ).
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