Jacob

Iacob (Romania)

Synopsis:

Iacob, a Transylvanian miner, is wrongly suspected of having stolen some gold. As punishment, he is transferred to another mine, farther from his home. The effort is grueling, the way home never-ending. At Christmas, to shorten the time required to travel to his family, Iacob secretly climbs in the mine’s cable car. But the grinding of the wheels stops:for two days during the holidays the mine shuts down the power. Iacob remains suspended at 200 meters above the abyss...

Festivals:
Berlin 1988
 
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Directed by:
Mircea Daneliuc
Duration:
12h:00m
Year:
1988
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