The Thief Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for The Thief the Movie

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Postwar Russian drama set in 1952. Katya (Rednikova) is a young widow with a six year-old-son, Sanya (Philipchuk). She's traveling by train when a soldier named Tolyan (Mashkov) enters their compartment. But the end of the trip, Katya's decided to go off with Tolyan and the threesome become a family. But Tolyan harbors a violent streak and Katya also discovers that Tolyan is an imposter--he's not a soldier but a thief. Still, she loves him and soon becomes his accomplice. Russian with subtitles.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 92 minutes.
Originally from Russian.

Cast and Crew

Russia/USSR, Period Piece: 1950s, Family Ties, Not-So-True Identity
Pavel Chukhrai
Vladimir Mashkov, Ekaterina Rednikova, Misha Philipchuk
Vladimir Klimov
Pavel Chukhrai
Vladimir Dashkevich
Marina Dobryanskaya, Natalya Kucherenko

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