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Romansa konjokradice (1971)

In 1905, Polish horse thieves living near the Russian border find their livelihoods threatened by the new Russo-Japanese conflict because the Russian army requisitions all horses and forcibly conscripts all men for the war.

Director:

Abraham Polonsky

Writers:

David Opatoshu (screenplay), Joseph Opatoshu (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yul Brynner ... Captain Stoloff
Eli Wallach ... Kifke
Jane Birkin ... Naomi
Lainie Kazan ... Estusha
David Opatoshu ... Schloime Kradnik
Serge Gainsbourg ... Sigmund
Henri Serre ... Mendel (as Henri Sera)
Linda Veras ... Countess Grabowsky
Marilù Tolo ... Manka
Branko Plesa ... Lt. Vishinsky
Vladimir Bacic Vladimir Bacic ... Gruber
Branko Spoljar Branko Spoljar ... Strugatch
Alenka Rancic Alenka Rancic ... Sura
Dina Rutic Dina Rutic ... Cheitche
Eugen Verber Eugen Verber ... (as Eugen Werber)
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Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain Stoloff, occupies the town and, in the name of the Czar, requisitions all the horses for the Russian-Japanese War. With no more horses to steal, Kifke cannot afford to marry Estusha and all the young men in the village are likely to be incorporated into the Russian army. This state of affairs cannot continue and Zavill will take care of things. Written by Guy Bellinger

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The Excitement and Romance of Old Russia! See more »


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Country:

Yugoslavia | Italy | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Romance of a Horsethief See more »

Filming Locations:

Vukovar, Yugoslavia

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Yul Brynner sings "Soft as the Evening" on the soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Kifke: I taught you about horses, I taught you about women, I taught you about drinking... now, I'll teach you about Cossacks.
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No Romance about it
24 October 2017 | by jadzia92See all my reviews

Released in 1971 it starred Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Jane Birkin and David Opatoshu. Opatoshu also wrote this film based loosely on the novel of the same name by his father Joseph Opatoshu. I personally could not find anything romantic about this movie despite its name as I found it very dull. The plot and direction felt pretty uninspiring and certainly not enough for me to care enough what is going in this movie. The premise of this movie has a Jewish village being under the control of a Russian army and the threat from the army did not seem real to me. Yul Brynner was pretty good as Captain Stoloff the head of this army.


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