König der Diebe

King of Thieves

A poetic drama about the fate of children from the Ukraine who set out for the Western world to meet their dreams. The nine-year-old Barbu is sold to Caruso, a former circus artist. He promises Barbu a successful circus career, but instead teaches him the art ofpick-pocketing.
Technical Data
Running time: 103
Format: 35mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.85
Sound: Dolby SRD
Language spoken: Czech/German
Subtitles: English
Production year: 2004
Writer(s): Ivan Fila
Cinematography: Vladimir Smutny
Editing: Ivana Davidová
Key cast: Lazar Ristovsky, Yasha Kultiasov, Katharina Thalbach, Paulus Manker
Producer: Ivan Fila
Producers: Veit Heiduschka, Helga Bähr, Rudolf Biermann, Ivan Fila
Production company
WEGA Filmproduktion
Hägelingasse 13
1140 Vienna
tel:+43 1 982 57 42
Lichtblick Filmproduktion (D), In Film Praha (CZ), Ivan Fila Filmproduktion (D), Charlies Film (SK), Mact Productions (F)