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Genres: Action , Adventure , Drama
Actors: Tony Curtis , Yul Brynner , Sam Wanamaker , Brad Dexter , Guy Rolfe , Perry Lopez , George Macready , Ilka Windish , Vladimir Sokoloff , Vladimir Irman , Daniel Ocko , Abraham Sofaer , Mickey Finn , Richard Rust , Ron Weyand
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Country: Yugoslavia, United States
Year: 1962
IMDB Rating: 6.2/10 (1833 votes)

A “Romeo and Juliet” story that takes place in the late 16c. Ukraine. Taras has settled into comfortable farm life after years of adventures and swashbuckling with his cossack companions. Though not wealthy, he is able to send his son Andrei away to a Polish school. At this time the Poles are overlords of Ukraine and the origin of the cossacks is struggle of the Ukrainian serfs to free themselves and their land of Polish domination. Toward this end Taras hopes that his son will be educated in the ways of the enemy. Instead, Andrei falls in love with the daughter of a Polish nobleman, setting the stage for a clash between love, family honor, and a struggle for national identity.

Film Review

"Taras Bulba" is a film by the prolific J. Lee-Thompson, and comes directly after two of his most fondly remembered films – "The Guns Of Navarone" and "Cape Fear". Sadly, Thompson is not able to record his third critical hit in a row with "Taras Bulba". While the film has plenty of lively set pieces, stirring music by Franz Waxman, an enjoyable performance by Yul Brynner, and epic widescreen cinematography by Joe MacDonald, it falls short in a handful of other departments. There's a romantic subplot, written in a manner that makes it seem over-ripe and soppy. There's a lack of historical and geographical authenticity which is hard to overlook. And, apart from Brynner as the titular character, too many of the actors are guilty of over-exaggerated performances.The Ukrainian Cossacks, led by the talismanic Taras Bulba (Yul Brynner), fight a battle against Turk invaders. They are assisted in their fight by an army of Poles, led by Princ…

This movie was quite interesting from the history angle and also had me in anticipation for several of the scenes.Best scenes: –The joining of Cossack brigades as they join forces to attack the Poles. Great cavalry spectacle in a great scenic setting. –The "dual" between Tony Curtis and the big Cossack where they both have to jump the gorge on horse until someone dies. –The Polish battle around the castle near the end.Predictable Script: –The Tony Curtis love angle with the Polish nobility woman.Unpredictable: The punch line between Tony and Yul. nuff said.

There's a gaping hole in the plot, and it appears near the end of the picture. Andrei (Tony Curtis), sneaks out of the castle, where the populace is said to be starving, to lead a raid on the cattle. The Cossacks try to stop him, and the Poles, seeing the ranks of the Cossacks are depleted, send forth a cavalry charge to crush them once and for all. The doors of the castle open, and wave upon wave of horsemen emerges. Now the question that comes immediately to mind is this: If the city is under siege, and food is in such desperately short supply, why haven't all those horses been eaten? They also look too healthy for animals that should be emaciated for want of grain.Anyway, the dialog is terrible, and everyone speaks with that emphatic, overprecise enunciation you get in historical pictures, but the scenery is spectacular, and Yul Brynner is the spirit of the steppes.


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