Tag Archives: Romanian

Profetul, aurul si Ardelenii / The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians (1978) Dan Pita, Mircea Veroiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Comedy, Western

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Two peasants from Transylvania go to America in order to meet their brother who had left Romania ten years earlier. They meet a prophet in the American state of Utah and eventually help the cause of justice in the villages where the prophet proves to be a dictator and exploiter of the coal miners over there.
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Coroana de foc / The Crown of Fire (1990) Sergiu Nicolaescu, George Alexandru, Vladimir Gaitan, Adventure, History, War

Coroana de foc (1990)
In medieval Wallachia,during the Crusades,the King’s brother hires mercenary Crusader armies to help him kill his brother in order to usurp the throne.The usurper brother is disgusted by King’s policy of paying a tribute to the Byzantine Empire.The Crusader army besieges the King’s fortress but the Captain of the guards,Gorun,and his soldiers manage to defend it.The usurper brother sneaks into the fortress and assassinates the King substituting himself for the King,due to their resemblance.When the Queen gives birth to twin boys their usurper uncle orders Captain Gorun to kill one and only save the other to prevent succession wars.However,Captain Gorun saves him and raises him into a strong warrior.Meanwhile,his twin brother is raised by their usurper uncle and becomes a lazy,greedy and cruel Crown Prince.With a new Crusader army making its way toward Wallachia and Byzantium the two twin Princes finally compete against each other for the throne of the realm.
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Speak well about the dead / Despre morti numai de bine (2005) Claudiu Romila, Crenguta Hariton, Stefan Sileanu, Tomi Cristin, Drama

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The death of the senator son Panait (Stefan Sileanu) is politicaly dangerous for him and for his party.Drog dealers , prostitutes , murderers , corupt cops and politicians , all are present in this movie about Romania of our days.Dirty bussiness , blackmails all are their place in the ” democracy”The perseverence of Gelu Mailat (Tomi Cristin), and Pia Zilieru (Crenguta Hariton), a jouranalist make possible the solve of the mistery of the death of the young boy..In the end the good win grace for 2 cops and a journaliste who won the faith against thevevil using as weappons the love and the truth (like never happens in reality ) “Despre morti numai de bine” is the movie witch make you look above the apparances the world of romanian politicianism.
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Felix si Otilia / Felix and Otilia (1972) Iulian Mihu, Radu Boruzescu, Julieta Szönyi, Sergiu Nicolaescu, Drama, History

Felix si Otilia (Iulian Mihu, 1972)
In this monumental Romanian film, a large family and its many generations vie for advantage, seeking to win the inheritance sure to be left behind by a wealthy older man of the clan. This movie is based on a very long and popular novel by George Calmescu, and is similar in some ways to England’s BBC television series, The Forsythe Saga, based on Galsworthy’s books. Along the way, stories of friendship, love and rivalry emerge. In one story, a poor young man is disappointed in love as his girl chooses lucre over love in selecting a mate.
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Atunci i-am condamnat pe toti la moarte / Then I Sentenced Them All to Death (1972) Sergiu Nicolaescu, Amza Pellea, Cristian Sofron, Ion Besoiu, War, Drama

Atunci i-am condamnat pe toti la moarte (1972)
During World War II, just before the events of August 23rd 1944, a German soldier is found murdered in a Romanian village. The dead soldier’s superior threatens the villagers that unless the perpetrator is handed over by the following morning they will all face reprisals. In order to avoid this, the village intellectuals try to convince Ipu, the village idiot, to take the blame for the murder and save them.
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Schimb valutar / Exchange (2008) Nicolae Margineanu, Cosmin Selesi, Aliona Munteanu, Andi Vasluianu, Drama

Schimb valutar AKA Exchange (2008)
How far can one person go to try and reclaim what they have lost? That’s the question posed by Nicolae Margineanu’s EXCHANGE. When Emil and his wife lose their jobs, they decide to move to Australia and sell everything they have to fund their move. Things take a turn for the worst, however, when a Bucharest conman makes off with their savings. Left with nothing, Emil is forced to navigate a sea of poverty and crime to try and make a life for him and his family. EXCHANGE takes a close look at the lives of Romanian citizens living within a struggling economy, and is an outstanding drama, a life lesson that even the most honest people can change the principles of social backgrounds.
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Prea târziu / Too Late (1996) Lucian Pintilie, Razvan Vasilescu, Cecilia Bârbora, Victor Rebengiuc, Drama, Thriller

Prea tarziu (1996)
Germany 1996. A man rummages through a bag, finding some sticks of dynamite. A few months earlier, in the Jiu Valley, a remote province in Romania, prosecutor Costa arrives to investigate some deaths that took place in a coal mine. Costa soon meets Alina. The two become lovers, but the mysterious mining deaths continue. Costa discovers something that took place before his arrival. Ficht and Ferz are twins, both afflicted by mental illness. Ficht goes in and out of hospital, while Ferz, like the prototype in an inverse evolution, has transformed into a kind of animal, following a regression from man to beast, and has found his habitat in the mine.
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