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The Secret of Bacchus (1984)

Secretul lui Bachus (original title)
During the communist era in Romania, a reporter finds an incredibly well organized network of a local winery. The whole movie is a satire of the communist regimes' absurd economical and social rules.

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Geo Saizescu

Writer:

Titus Popovici
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emil Hossu Emil Hossu ... Mirea
Stefan Mihailescu-Braila Stefan Mihailescu-Braila ... Bachus
Dem Radulescu Dem Radulescu ... Sterea
Gheorghe Dinica ... Cercel
Sebastian Papaiani Sebastian Papaiani ... Grig Stevie
Jean Constantin Jean Constantin ... Bulbuc
Rodica Muresan Rodica Muresan ... Pica Barbu
Corneliu Gîrbea Corneliu Gîrbea ... Alduiti
Dumitru Rucareanu Dumitru Rucareanu ... Voinea, militia officer
Enikõ Szilágyi Enikõ Szilágyi ... Gaby (as Enikö Szilagy)
Carmen Zecheru Carmen Zecheru ... Gloria Miralena
Horatiu Malaele Horatiu Malaele ... Nelu
Cristian Stefanescu Cristian Stefanescu ... Sitaru
Octavian Cotescu Octavian Cotescu ... Cocean
Ileana Stana Ionescu Ileana Stana Ionescu ... secretara lui Cercel
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During the communist era in Romania, a reporter finds an incredibly well organized network of a local winery. The whole movie is a satire of the communist regimes' absurd economical and social rules.

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Country:

Romania

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

5 March 1984 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

The Secret of Bacchus See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Production Co:

Casa de Filme Unu See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The best performance!
28 August 2003 | by ro_cobraSee all my reviews

Bachus, ("The secret of Bachus" in original) is one of the best comedy in romanian movie history and also one of the best performance of the late actor Stefan MIHAILESCU - Braila. A lot of spectators, saw in the character of mr. Mihailescu - Braila BACHUS one of the deth convict of the Ceausescu, a man who made unlegal (for comunist state) business of billion of lei (million of dollars). But the quality of the script, the actors, (the best actors of the romainan comedy scene) and the director ) also a titan of romanian comedy) transform all into a movie which wring tears of laugh. If a movie could be carry on shoulders, half of this movie is carry by Stefan MIHAILESCU - Braila.


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