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Johan Leysen ... George Vlaicu
Alexandru Repan Alexandru Repan ... The Inspector
Mireille Perrier Mireille Perrier ... Laura Cocea
Razvan Vasilescu ... Cristea
Maia Morgenstern ... Woman in Prison
Radu Beligan Radu Beligan ... Vlad
Danielle Hugues Danielle Hugues ... Lucia - The Empress
Olga Bucataru Olga Bucataru ... Ana
Silviu Stanculescu Silviu Stanculescu ... Alexandru
George Paunescu George Paunescu ... Dumitru
Dan Condurache ... Mihnea
Luminita Gheorghiu ... Silvia
Laura Neagu Laura Neagu ... Secretary
Eusebiu Stefanescu Eusebiu Stefanescu ... Militian
Ernest Maftei Ernest Maftei ... Old Prisioner
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24 November 1993 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Betrayal See more »

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Performed by the Orchestra and Chorus of Academia Nationale di Santa Cecillia
Directed by Silvio Varviso
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Very touching
31 May 2001 | by asbury-2See all my reviews

I've just seen this film last weekend at a little alternative cinema. It sounded promising and surely was. I found the film very moving, because in a way the actions of the author might be seen by todays standards as "wrong", because he gives away information to the secret police, but on the other hand you can see how this is his only chance for survival. And even that is not really true, as a Communist system such as the one in Romania under Ceaucescu was so much more powerful than the will and struggle for survival of a single citizen. Go see this film if you want to get a glimpse into life in socialism if you weren't one of the conformists, but at least tried to live a life that was sticking to your own rules of integrity and doing-the-right-thing. Very good. Only let-down: why in French? And this was no dubbing. If it is about Romania and the actors are Romanian, why not let them speak their language?


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