"I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History as Barbarians"
Preceded by the short film The Marshal's Two Executions - Zilele Filmului Romanesc - Lungmetraje
Category: Zilele Filmului Romanesc - Lungmetraje Director: Radu Jude Cast: Ioana Iacob, Alexandru Dabija, Alexandru Bogdan Duration: 139 min. Country: Romania Year: 2018
Film preceded by the short film The Marshal's Two Executions (director: Radu Jude, 10 min)
The film confronts two different views of the execution of Ion Antonescu, Romania’s leader during the Second World War.
"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians."
"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians." These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers in the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement.