The Thief Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a place to stay where he becomes everyone's favorite through his good looks and generosity. Meanwhile the widowed Russian with a young son falls for a soldier who turns out to have another identity.

Cast: Vladimir Mashkov, Ekaterina Rednikova, Misha Philipchuk, Amaliya Mordvinova, Lidiya Savchenko, Anya Shtukaturov, Olga Peshkova, Lyudmila Selyanskaya

Director: Pavel Chukhraj

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Soldier, Mother, Family, 1940s, Gritty, 1950s, Love, Dark, Hospital


Nominated Foreign Language Film
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film