Romance of a Horsethief

Romance of a Horsethief

Director: Abraham Polonsky

Cast: Abraham Polonsky, Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Jane Birkin

     
 

In Polish Russia, Stoloff (Yul Brynner), a Cossack in exile from his land and family, has gained control over a small Jewish village. The villagers live mainly by horse-thievery, under the leadership of Kifke (Eli Wallach). Stoloff's regime is tolerated with difficulty until he commandeers the village's horses (the sole source of wealth) for the Russian army. Naomi… See more details below

Overview

In Polish Russia, Stoloff (Yul Brynner), a Cossack in exile from his land and family, has gained control over a small Jewish village. The villagers live mainly by horse-thievery, under the leadership of Kifke (Eli Wallach). Stoloff's regime is tolerated with difficulty until he commandeers the village's horses (the sole source of wealth) for the Russian army. Naomi (Jane Birkin) has been away in France, where she has gotten a notion of revolution, and she inspires the town to resistance. This action gets her into deep trouble, from which only the wily Kifke and his assistant Zanvil (Oliver Tobias) can rescue her. Zanvil is particularly motivated, as he is in love with Naomi.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2004
UPC:
0090328300371
Original Release:
1971
Rating:
PG
Source:
Vidtape
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:41:00

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection; Region free

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Yul Brynner Stoloff
Eli Wallach Kifke
Jane Birkin Naomi
Oliver Tobias Zanvill
Lainie Kazan Estusha
Mira Blaskovic Actor
Nada Cibic Girls
Maria Mizar Schoolteacher
Alenka Rancic Sura
Dina Rutic Cheitche
Henri Sera Mendel
Mile Sosa Grisha
Vera Stanojevic Actor
Eugen Werber Actor
Serge Gainsbourg Sigmund
Vida Jerman Actor
Mort Shuman Piano Player
Marilu Tolo Manka
Linda Veras CountessGrabowsky
Branko Spoljar Strugatch
David Opatoshu Schloime
Branko Plesa Lt. Vishinsky
Vladimir Bacic Gruber

Technical Credits
Abraham Polonsky Director,Screenwriter
Kevin Connor Editor
Gene Gutowski Producer
Ruth Myers Costumes/Costume Designer
David Opatoshu Screenwriter
Otto Pischinger Art Director
Piero Portalupe Cinematographer
Mort Shuman Score Composer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Chapter 1 [4:00]
2. Chapter 2 [16:39]
3. Chapter 3 [15:26]
4. Chapter 4 [23:18]
5. Chapter 5 [20:31]
6. Chapter 6 [11:56]

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