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Forest of the Hanged

Pădurea spânzuraţilor

Forest of the Hanged TIFF.17

Category: Proiecţii speciale
Title: Pădurea spânzuraţilor
Director: Liviu Ciulei
Cast: Liviu Ciulei, Victor Rebengiuc, Anna Szeles
Duration: 154 min.
Country: Romania
Year: 1964

During World War I, on the Austro-Hungarian front, Romanian lieutenant Apostol Bologa takes part in the hanging of a soldier of Czech origin, executed for desertion. Overcome by guilt, Bologa ends up deserting, but is caught and judged. Special screening in honor of actress Ana Szeles, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at TIFF 2018!