Romania / 1970 / 77’ / b/w / War movie / AG
Directed by: Radu Gabrea
Screnplay: Dumitru Radu Popescu
With: Mihai Filip, Mircea Albulescu, Gheorghe Cozorici, Jean Constantin, Gheorghe Dinică, Ernest Maftei, Dan Nuţu, Ileana Popovici, Ştefan Radoff, Liviu Rozorea, Ovidiu Schimacher, Nicolae Wolcz, Petre Gheorghiu, Aristide Teică
Produced by: Bucharest Cinema Studios
Mihai (Mihai Filip), an army child of a brass band, makes friends with a soldier wearing a heavy moustache (Mircea Albulescu), and when the man goes to war, he follows him to the very first front line. He'll also make friends with other soldiers there, but the men will die, one after the other, so that by the end of the war, Mihai will be left alone, having come to maturity before his time.
The film premiered in Romania February 3rd, 1970. It won Youth Jury Award at the Locarno International Film Festival (1970).