The Independent Recommends: Film
Tuesday 11 August 1998
NFT, South Babk, London SE1 (0171-928 3232) 6.15pm
The Thief is then story of a six-year-old boy whose mother falls for a con man posing as a soldier in 1952 Russia. What makes the picture worth seeing is the acting. The young Misha Philipchuk is unusual among child actors - his performance grows and matures palpably as the picture progresses.
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