The Thief

  • 1997
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This tight little allegory about a Russian mother and son who fall under the sway of a charming brute gains depth from a quick review of post-World War II Soviet history, but works just as well without it. As WWII draws to a close, war-widow Katya (Ekaterina Rednikova) bears a son, Sanya, on the side of a muddy road. Six years later the dust of war has...read more

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02:19 — A look at Russian life through the eyes of three individuals who handle their misfortunes in different ways. Oscar nominated.

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This tight little allegory about a Russian mother and son who fall under the sway of a charming brute gains depth from a quick review of post-World War II Soviet history, but works just as well without it. As WWII draws to a close, war-widow Katya (Ekateri… (more)

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