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"I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History as Barbarians"

„Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari” (Romania)

Directed by:
Radu Jude
Cast:
Ioana Iacob, Alexandru Dabija, Alexandru Bogdan
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2019
Synopsis:

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.
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"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.

Trailer:
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