Vince Kanevsky is a US Marine who finds out that his brother has been kidnapped by ruthless ex KGB members, he will stop at nothing to find what really happened.
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Vince Kanevsky
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Father Stanislav
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Sasha Romanov
Luiza Mosendz ...
Marina (as Louisa Mosendz)
Aleksandr Yatsko ...
Oleg (as Alexander Yatsku)
Jiri Hanak ...
Father Vladimir
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Father Andrew Kanvesky
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Brother Alexis
Jan Nemejovský ...
Dvoynik
Václav Helsus ...
Brother Dionis
Oleg Kapanets ...
Leon
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Barishvili
Ian Falconer ...
Bureaucrat
Lenka Ridoskova ...
Geena
Fuller Sean ...
Frank
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Vince Kanevsky is a US Marine who finds out that his brother has been kidnapped by ruthless ex KGB members, he will stop at nothing to find what really happened.

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Vince Kanevsky: Believe it, Father! It's happening! Right under your nose!
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Oh dear, oh dear
7 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is absolutely appalling and I do not know how someone can honestly give it any praise at all. Admittedly, the opening scene leads you to think this might be an all-out action thriller because you see a load of guys with combat gear in the back of a van (as I remember), but after that, you realise that the acting is completely beyond belief.

What the hell is Martin Shean doing in this film? His performance just about passes as acceptable but amidst such dreadful support (and his role is only supporting anyway), he is swamped and overwhelmed by the huge pauses in the dialogue and unprofessional stunts that make this shocker top of list for the "films we must make an effort to avoid should they ever surface onto TV" (although NO network worth its salt would even DREAM of airing this).

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do NOT think that the plot is complicated - it is wafer thin, you know who the bad guys are, and you know exactly how the good guys are gonna sort it out.

Examples of dialogue that doesn't work: "The KGB? (pause for 1.5 seconds) "**** the KBG" <--- meant to sound menacing, but the elongated pause destroys it.

In short: predictable, diabolical acting, dodgy production and screenplay lend themselves to the creation of a shocker.

Even shorter: rubbish


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