Mercenaries' Trap (1981)

Movie


Mercenaries' Trap (1981)
Capcana mercenarilor (original title)

The movie is based on a true story from the end of WWI, in Transylvania. A nobleman who owned some land in Transylvania returns home to find a part of his fortune burned to ashes during late 1918 when power was trasfered from AustroHungary to Romania. Looking for revenge, he ordered the killing of innocent Romanian peasants from a neighbouring village, which he suspected to be guilty for the losses he suffered. A Romanian officer from Romanian Transylvanian Volunteers Corp, decides to help the villagers to face the menace of the nobleman.
Romania
East Germany
IMDb   7.7 /10
TheMovieDb    6.9 /10
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Creators
Director Sergiu Nicolaescu
Writer Liviu Gheorghiu
Writer Sergiu Nicolaescu
Information
Release Date1981-01-26
Runtime1h 51mins
GenreAdventure, Drama, War
Content Rating
Awards1 nomination.
CompanyCasa de Filme Cinci, Centrul de Productie Cinematografica Bucuresti, DEFA-Studio für Spielfilme
CountryRomania, East Germany
LanguageRomanian
baronul von Görtz
Sergiu Nicolaescu
Sergiu Nicolaescu
maiorul Tudor Andrei
Mircea Albulescu
Mircea Albulescu
Captain Luca
Captain Resz Lemeni
Jean Constantin
Jean Constantin
Corcodel
Colea Rautu
Colea Rautu
Ciungul
Corneliu Gîrbea
Corneliu Gîrbea
Niko
Klaus Gehrke
Klaus Gehrke
Soldat mercenar
Traian Costea
Traian Costea
Locotenentul
Constantin Rautchi
Constantin Rautchi
Soldatul
Constantin Codrescu
Constantin Codrescu
Mayer
Mircea Gogan
Mircea Gogan
Cizmarul

Capcana mercenarilor

Mercenaries' Trap (Romanian: Capcana mercenarilor) is a 1981 Romanian adventure drama war film, directed by Sergiu Nicolaescu.


Cast

  • Gheorghe Cozorici - baronul colonel von Görtz
  • Sergiu Nicolaescu - maiorul Tudor Andrei
  • Mircea Albulescu - căpitanul Luca
  • Ion Besoiu - căpitanul Lemeni
  • Amza Pellea - mercenarul Frank
  • Jean Constantin - Hans
  • Colea Răutu - sergentul călăraș Ion Ailenei
  • Cornel Gîrbea - mercenarul genovez
  • Klaus Gehrke - mercenar
  • Șerban Ionescu - Mitru, fratele lui Luca
  • Traian Costea - locotenentul Dumitru Ionescu
  • Constantin Rauțchi - mercenarul fără dinți
  • Constantin Codrescu - directorul clubului de poker
  • Mircea Gogan - Wilhelm
  • George Mihăiță - Onuț, fratele lui Luca
  • Violeta Andrei - contesa Esther, soția baronului von Görtz
  • Ileana Popovici - tânără țărancă
  • Enikõ Szilágyi - iubita directorului clubului
  • Ion Anestin
  • Ion Marinescu - preot
  • Ion Pascu
  • Alexandru Rioșanu
  • Vasile Popa
  • Ion Pall
  • Dumitru Crăciun
  • Adrian Ștefănescu
  • Mihai Adrian
  • Doru Dumitrescu
  • Ion Polizache
  • Alexandru Dobrescu - colonel român
  • Vasile Boghiță