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Between Pain and Amen (2019)

Între chin și amin (2019)

125 min. - Dramă Film istoric - N 15 - 01.10.2019


Synopsis: A young composer and double bass virtuoso, who returns to Romania after studying in Vienna, is arrested by the political police soon after getting engaged and taken to the Pitesti prison, where a brainwashing and torture-based experiment is under way. The horrible communist experiment, copied after the Soviet model, is headed by the much-feared Ciumau. The composer survives unimaginable torture due to his strong religious belief and composes Ode to God. His music will eventually save his fiancee, Lia.

Director: Toma Enache

Writer: Elena Enache, Toma Enache, Eugen Cojocariu

Stars: Constantin Cotimanis, Ana Pârvu, Vali V. Popescu. Kira Hagi



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