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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Original name: Romansa konjokradice
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain Stoloff, occupies the town and, in the name of the Czar, requisitions all the horses for the Russian-Japanese War. With no more horses to steal, Kifke cannot afford to marry Estusha and all the young men in the village are likely to be incorporated into the Russian army. This state of affairs cannot continue and Zavill will take care of things. Written by Guy Bellinger (IMDB)
Plot: cossack, horse thief, horse, thief, village, russian empire, czar, male nudity, russian army, peasant, revolution, resistance, polish
Place: russia

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 140 min.
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: revolution, ship, german, priest, anarchist, seaport, monarchist
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A Necklace for My Beloved (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
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Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
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Duration: 111 min.
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