Romance of a Horse Thief

Film

Time Out says

Blacklisted director Polonsky (best known for 1949's John Garfield boxing classic Force of Evil) made a comeback in the early '70s with Robert Redford's liberal Western Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here and this now rarely seen Yugoslavian-shot offering. In turn-of-the-century Poland, Jewish horse traders try to best Cossack soldiers seeking to commandeer their animals for the Russo-Japanese war, a scenario (by David Opatoshu) to which Polonsky brings both humour and equine action.

Details

Release details

Duration:
100 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Abraham Polonsky
Screenwriter:
David Opatoshu
Cast:
Yul Brynner
Eli Wallach
Jane Birkin
Oliver Tobias
Lainie Kazan
David Opatoshu
Serge Gainsbourg