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Through the Ashes of the Empire

Original title
Prin cenusa imperiului
Running time
101 min.
Romania Romania
Radu Serban
Dinu Tanase
Drama | 1910s
Imperial Austro-Hungarian occupation troops in Rumania draft the local men into labor units and send them throughout the empire. Two such people, a man and a boy picked up from the streets at random, are thrown together and make the best of it, become friends, fight, escape, romance a pair of Yugoslavian women, and eventually return to Rumania only to be rounded up again. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi
1976: Karlovy Vary Internacional Film Festival: Best Actor (Gheorghe Dinica)
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