Romania / 1983 / 89’ / color / War movie / AG
Directed by: Nicolae Mărgineanu
Screnplay: Nicolae Mărgineanu, adaptation of the short story ”The Gendarme” by Ion Agârbiceanu
With: Constantin Brânzea, Maria Ploae, Remus Mărgineanu, Ana Ciontea, Ion Săsăran, Vasile Niţulescu, Lucia Mara, Valentin Uritescu, Dragoş Pâslaru, Papil Panduru
Produced by: Film house 3
Two peasants, love rivals, meet again on the battle field during World War I. Their being close to death unites them, changing their hatred into friendship. After one of them dies, the other returns to the village but he finds it impossible to resume his relationship with the woman of the deceased. In his turn, he'll die in a fire.
The film premiered in Romania August 29th, 1983.It won Special Diploma at Moscow Film Festival in 1983, Best Cinematography Award, Best Costumes Award, Best music Award, Best Sound Award, Best Film Editing Award, Diploma of Honor (Ana Ciontea) in the 1983 edition of the ACIN Awards.