Fox Hunting
Mircea Daneliuc
1980

Fox Hunting

The ‘50s. A Romanian village. Năiță Lucean fights against the communist collectivization by all possible means.

Fox Hunting, one of Daneliuc’s films that didn’t find its rightful place in Romanian cinematography, needs to be urgently re-discovered and theoretically analyzed. It is a hidden jewel of Romanian cinema” (Ionuț Mareș).

Director: Mircea Daneliuc
Cast: Mitică Popescu, Mircea Diaconu, Valeria Seciu, Zaharia Volbea, Aristide Teică, Gheorghe Cozorici
Year: 1980
Category: feature film
Duration: 107 minutes

Synopsis
Năiţă Lucean, a stubborn and quick-witted peasant, who have never had a political life, expecting fighting the war, fights against the communist collectivization by all possible means. He instinctively feels that giving away his land and animals can only cause him and his family harm. The idea of collective goodness is forced upon him.