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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the Romanian feature film ‘Independenţă României’

Advertisement for the Romanian feature film ‘Independenţă României’, © Arhiva Naţională de Filmeenlarge


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Object:Advertisement for the Romanian feature film ‘Independenţă României’
Description:The leaflet advertises the feature film ‘Independenţă României’ (Independent Romania). However, it announces the title as ‘Balkan War’. It promises a cinematic reconstruction of the Romanian-Russian-Ottoman War of 1877–78 in historic costumes with actors from the Romanian National Theatre. The text adds that the film has a 2000m format, comprises five acts and is two hours long.
Comment:The feature was directed by Grigore Brezeanu and released in 1912.
Date:Not before 1912
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Romania (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arhiva Naţională de Filme
Archive:Arhiva Naţională de Filme (Collection ANF), Inv. No.: Doc-Cat 125
Editor:Karl Kaser