Romania / 1974 / 109’ / color / Adventures movie / AG / Digitalized version by The National Film Archive
Directed by: Sergiu Nicolaescu
Screenplay: Titus Popovici, Sergiu Nicolaescu
With: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Sergiu Nicolaescu, Jean Constantin, Colea Răutu, Gheorghe Dinică, Gina Patrichi, Mircea Pascu
Produced by: Film house 5
A group of 13 proscribed knights of Michael the Brave's former army, led by captain Andrei, wanders through Europe longing to return to the home land to resume their efforts for the union of the principalities. Once they get back home, they come against the ruler's hostile army who presses them closely. They take refuge in an abandoned fortress and heroically defend themselves to the last man.
The film premiered in Romania December 23th, 1974. It was produced in co-operation with DEFA – Berlin Studios. Nicolae (Nicu) Covaci, founding member of the Phoenix music band, is co-author of the original score together with Tiberiu Olah.
Festivalul Internațional de Psihanaliză și Film Cluj-Napoca