Gravity or Police, these guys don't believe in any law. Idolised by the youth of Paris as much as they're hated by the police, they are the Yamakasis, modern samurais. With acrobatic ...
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Gravity or Police, these guys don't believe in any law. Idolised by the youth of Paris as much as they're hated by the police, they are the Yamakasis, modern samurais. With acrobatic skillfulness and adrenaline pumping belief in their own immortality, they throw themselves out from incredible heights, and jump from roof to roof. Locked doors and "No Trespassing"-signs become irresistible challenges. But one day, whilst mimicking one of the Yamakasi's more dangerous stunts, a young fan gets injured. Only one operation can save the boy, an operation that his family can't afford. Written by
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Often mistaken for Japanese, the word yamakasi is actually taken from the Lingala language, which is spoken in the two Congos. Ya makási can mean "strong body, strong spirit, strong person", though in French usage its meaning is closer to "high energy". See more »
During the pursuit on the roofs after two Yamakasi steal the painting in the lady's apartment, their masks are repeatedly on and off between shots. See more »
Unlike others, I believe this movie has potential, originality and it can be an inspiration to the teenagers of the street.
Yamakasi presents a story about several troubles teenagers, each with a 'specialty' such as climbing walls, run fast etc.
No, I don't mean superpowers. I mean hard training and so. Unlike, Spider-man and all superhero movies, this movie features stunt that can be done by people. That is what makes this movie big, without being big by itself. without being hollywood 'grande' by CGI and bluescreens.
However, as a critic, I must confirm that the soundtrack is quite lame. But that is due to the fact that every piece of it are french. The filmediting is not that great either, but any 'non-pothead' can stay on track with the movie. Surely the editing was done better with 'Taxi'
Still I'd like to recommend this movie to the people.
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