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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.
Written by TJ

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
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