Movies like The House Between the Fields

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The House Between the Fields (1980)
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The House Between the Fields (1980)
Original name: Casa dintre cîmpuri
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fresh out of university, agricultural engineer Voica Teodorescu returns to her native village where she joins a local team of engineers in the planning of a dam and an irrigation mega project.Although Voica is engaged to be married to Ilarie she also is romantically attracted to local engineer Radu. Radu doesn't agree with local boss Vasile Axente's management style and deems Vasile incompetent.Therefore, Radu tries to form an alliance with the village vice-mayor Dumitru Vardaru but when a large sum of money from the public works budget goes missing Radu is investigated by authorities for embezzlement of public funds.His relationship with Voica and the villagers gets sourly tested.
Style: romanticism
Plot: house, field, village, police, investigation, politics, betrayal, communism, engineer, farming, mayor, dam, villager, countryside, blueprint, embezzlement, incompetence
Time: 80s
Place: romania

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