|Through the Ashes of the Empire|
|Directed by||Andrei Blaier|
|Story by||Zaharia Stancu (novel)|
|Starring|| Gheorghe Dinică |
Through the Ashes of the Empire (Romanian : Prin cenușa imperiului) is a 1976 Romanian war drama film directed by Andrei Blaier. Is a picaresque tale of betrayal, survival and coming of age based on a novel by Zaharia Stancu.
In 1917, Diplomatul (Dinică) and young Darie (Oseciuc) escape from a Bucharest occupied by the German Army only to come across, as they progress 'through the ashes' of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the sufferance, despair, generosity and heroism that will lead them to very different conclusions.
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