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Toma Caragiu plays Costica Caratase character inspired by the personality of the great actor Constantin Tanase. The action takes place in the interwar period and focuses on the conflict between actor and Iron Guard movement ("savages") offended by a satirizes artistic performances. Film question the artist's freedom of expression and the danger posed by his involvement in social issues existing in a dictatorship world.

  1. Manole Marcus


  2. Titus Popovici


Top Billed Cast

  1. Toma Caragiu

    Toma Caragiu

    Costica Caratase

  2. Mircea Albulescu

    Mircea Albulescu

    Ionel Fridman

  3. Margareta Pogonat

    Margareta Pogonat

    Elvira Caratase

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The Actor and the Savages



Original Title Actorul si salbaticii

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 20, 1975


Original Language Romanian

Runtime 2h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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