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Script authors - Robert Eugen Popa and Timothy M Brice. Synopsis : Logline:
After being apprehended for the only known heist behind the Iron Curtain, in which an
unprecedented $2 million dollars are stolen, four Romanian Communist Party members accept an opportunity to earn a reduced sentence by starring in a state-produced propaganda film that reconstructs the heist. Since on the last day of the production, precisely during the shoot of the initial heist scene, the perpetrators find out that they will be executed after production is over, "subversive ideas resurface" and they steal the real money used for the reenactment a second time, trying to outwit the Establishment and save their lives in the process , by making for the Black Sea Coast. Based on a True Story.