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Bennie the Howl (1926)

Benya Krik (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama
The seamy Jewish underworld of Odessa is the setting for Isaac Babel's story based on the life of gangster king Mishka Yaponchik "Mike the Jap" Vinnitsky. Murder is a way of life for Benya ... See full summary »

Director:

Vladimir Vilner

Writer:

Isaak Babel (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matvei Lyarov Matvei Lyarov ... Mendel Krik
Yuri Shumsky ... Benya Krik - Mendel's son
Nikolai Nademsky ... Kol'ka Pakovski
Ivan Zamychkovsky Ivan Zamychkovsky ... Gleczik - the policeman
Sergei Minin Sergei Minin ... Sobkov - the comissar
A. Goricheva A. Goricheva
A. Vabnik A. Vabnik
Teodor Brainin Teodor Brainin ... Liovka Byk
Georgi Astafyev Georgi Astafyev
A. Sashin A. Sashin ... Savka
M. Smolensky M. Smolensky
O. Merlatti O. Merlatti
Ye. Lepkovsky Ye. Lepkovsky ... Tartakovski
Leonid Barbe Leonid Barbe ... Muginstein - Tartakovski's clerk
Anastasiya Kozhevnikova Anastasiya Kozhevnikova ... (as V. Kozhevnikova)
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Storyline

The seamy Jewish underworld of Odessa is the setting for Isaac Babel's story based on the life of gangster king Mishka Yaponchik "Mike the Jap" Vinnitsky. Murder is a way of life for Benya and his gang until he finds himself ensnared in a Bolshevik trap. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Odessa, Ukraine

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