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144 Ratings

Forest of the Hanged

Pădurea spânzuraților

Directed by Liviu Ciulei
Romania, 1964
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

During the first World War, 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.

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Forest of the Hanged Directed by Liviu Ciulei

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1965 | Winner: Best Director

Transilvania International Film Festival

2010

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