Strainul (1964)

Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Romania  |  
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Two young boys from different backgrounds form a friendship in post-war Romania in this childhood drama. One boy is a good student from a poor family who has trouble finding a cause in which to believe. When communism is presented to the people as a political alternative, the boy finds his cause. Despite the theme, it does not represent blatant propaganda and is an improvement over previous features from Romania.

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Communism, friendship, odd-friendship, politician, poverty, student