In the 1980s, millions of Romanians tuned in to Comrade Detective, a gritty, sexy, communist buddy cop show that has now been digitally remastered and dubbed into English for the first time.
Gregor and Joseph race to find Sonya before she becomes the Reagan mask's final victim, but in order to save her one of them must die.
Hunted by their own police force, the detectives seek unlikely refuge at the American Embassy and discover that Sonya has been kidnapped.
Gregor's research into the disturbed American mindset leads him and Joseph to a party at a lecherous movie producer's house where alcohol, girls, and R-rated propaganda films run aplenty.
The detectives find themselves in a dangerous cat and mouse game with their strongest suspect yet: a sinister priest in a godless country.
When the case hits a dead end, Gregor must revisit an unpleasant part of his past and in turn a larger and more evil capitalist conspiracy is revealed.
After his partner is murdered, Bucharest Detective Gregor Anghel reluctantly teams up with new-to-the-force Detective Joseph Baciu to hunt for the mysterious killer.