like many films from the Comunist period, a slice from the atmosphere of that time. the dialogues. the references to the contemporary French cinema. the trip. the image. the music. the idea of love who saves . the sickness as repentance. Iurie Darie does an admirable job as Pralonga and that is the high virtue of film and source of regret for the other roles of this real good actors. psychological film, inspired by Nicolae Breban work, having, as splendid ingredient the music of Tiberiu Olah and the beautiful performance of Irina Petrescu, proposing the same fight against the time and rediscover of life in its essential pieces, values, force and beauty, strange for young viewer but useful for the old one to translate the desire of regime to be accepted and the try of director to escape his work from the web of propaganda, cold and, at first sigh, unrealistic, expression of a form of poetry of word and image who could surprise, it remains precious instrument for understand the past .