Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.

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Igor Petrenko ...
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Magdalena Mielcarz ...
Panna Elzhbeta
Mikhail Boyarskiy ...
Vladimir Ilin ...
Kurennoy Ataman
Yury Belyayev ...
Koshevoy Kirdaga (as Yuriy Belyaev)
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Boris Khmelnitskiy ...
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Eduard Cenzor ...
Monk
Aleksandr Dedyushko
Sergey Dreyden ...
Yankel - the Jew (as Sergey Dontsov)
Liubomiras Laucevicius ...
Polish Duke (as Liubomiras Lauciavicius)
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Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.

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2 April 2009 (Russia)  »

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Тарас Бульба  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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150 horses were used in the film. See more »

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During the third part of the battle between Cossack host and Polish forces, rain starts falling from clear sky. See more »

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a Russian story
21 September 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Bogdan Stupka. in fight to create a credible Taras. a literary gem. who becomes a political tool. that is all. the film has a lot of sins but the basic problem is the ambition to create a Hollywood blockbuster as support for the Kremlin 's interest. the fragile beauty of the book is lost. the Kozaks becomes Russian puppets. the Pole society is victim of a Manicheism who not convince and not impress. the entire story becomes an aggressive political speech. sure, many historical films from the East Europe are illustrations of the same recipes. but under the Communism regime. and the delicate problem is to transform Ukraine in a part of Russia, to use special effects for ignore the senses of book, to destroy a noble idea for a not real decent result. short, a Russian story. full of nationalism. and not convincing . useful for a kind of public . and not more that.


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