Michael the Brave (1970)

Director
Sergiu Nicolaescu

Main cast
Amza Pellea; Ion Besoiu; Olga Tudorache; Irina Gardescu

Genres
War, Drama, History

Description
An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into the country of Romania, at the end of the 16th century (1599-1601) against the opposition of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires, this movie features large scale battle scenes mixed with political intrigues, murderous treachery, and family drama.


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