About the film
Michael the Brave
Release Date: February 13, 1971
|Genres||:||War, Drama, History|
|Production Companies||:||Studioul Cinematografic București, România Film|
|Producers||:||Gheorghe Pîrîu, Mihai Crisan|
An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pătrașcu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into the country of Romania, at the end of the 16th century (1599-1601) against the opposition of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires, this movie features large scale battle scenes mixed with political intrigues, murderous treachery, and family drama.