About the film
Ceausescu : Behind the Myth
Release Date: May 14, 1991
|Production Companies||:||BBC, Public Broadcasting Service, la cinq, La Cinq|
|Producers||:||Anthony Geffen, Val Evans, Dan Stamatoiu, Simona Toncea, Mihaela Filip, Sue Gagan|
Veteran journalist and author Edward Behr spent a year investigating the rise and fall of Nicolae Ceausescu. Executed on Christmas Day 1989, Ceausescu was once a hero to his own people, and in the west. Behr's film reveals the truth behind the myth, in a tale of megalomania, farce, and horror.