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The Thief

1997 Rated NR 1hr 33m

In this Oscar-nominated film, widow Katya and her young child, Sanya, meet a handsome army captain, Tolyan, on a train in 1952 Russia. Posing as a family, the three find a rooming house where Tolyan becomes everyone's favorite. Tolyan charms with his good looks and generosity -- especially toward Sanya. But the relationship goes sour when Tolyan's plans for the rooming house become clear, and his real identity as a cruel thief is revealed.

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Movie Details

Awards
1998 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
1998 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

Spanish (Neutral), English, French

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital Mono