• The Thief (1997)

The Thief

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, Mikhail Filipchuk, Amaliya Mordvinova, Lidiya Savchenko, Anya Shtukaturov, Olga Peshkova, Lyudmila Selyanskaya

Director: Pavel Chukhraj

Genres: Drama

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

Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Nominated Foreign Language Film