An ex-convict struggles to survive by brute force alone in a turn-of-the-century slum in Braila. Codine is the thug who served 10 years for murdering a friend. He returns home to his miserly mother, whose penny-pinching ways infuriate her son. A young boy looks up to Codine, and through the man’s eyes he sees the economic and social injustices from an adult perspective.
Month: April 2019
A videotaped production of the Frederick Knott play in which three criminals play an elaborate scam on a blind woman who is in possession of a doll that, unbeknownst to her, is very incriminating. The play had already been famously adapted for the screen in 1967 starring Audrey Hepburn. This 1982 version was frequently shown on HBO in the 1980s.
A group of railroad workers decide to make extra money by smuggling forbidden goods and engaging in other criminal activities. Inspector is discovering gang members one by one. One of the thieves is losing his nerves because ongoing investigation and he’s being pushed in front of the train. After his murder, the whole case is getting different dimension, and the investigation is more effective. All clues are leading to the leader of the gang.
Sam Persson is released from a mental hospital. He goes to Stockholm to meet a man he hates, theater manager Stig Brender. In Brender’s office they get into a fight and Persson falls down dead. Brender uses his car to get rid of the body in a park. However, the following day he is visited by police inspector Envall, who wants to talk to him. Brender’s lies and strange behavior is no match for some thorough police work.