Two young girls, Sveta and Dina, go on the run to avoid being kidnapped by the former associates of Dina's recently released gangster father.

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(as Sergey Bodrov)

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(as Gulshad Omarova), (as Sergey Bodrov Sr.) | 1 more credit »
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Katya Gorina ...
Roman Ageev ...
Alik, Dina's Father
Tatyana Kolganova ...
Natasha, Girls' Mother
Dmitriy Orlov ...
Palych
Kirill Pirogov ...
Gangster
Aleksandr Bashirov ...
Seifullin
Andrey Krasko ...
Uncle Misha
Tatyana Tkach ...
Grandmother
Sergey Bodrov Jr. ...
Guy from SUV
Olga Onishchenko
Roman Zentsov
Dmitry Delov ...
Bandit in Car
Andrei Semyonov
Andrei Gryaznov
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Two young girls, Sveta and Dina, go on the run to avoid being kidnapped by the former associates of Dina's recently released gangster father.

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According to Sergey Bodrov Jr., his father, Sergey Bodrov, told him the story and he wrote the script based on it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Natasha, Girls' Mother: [voice from the answering machine] Hello. Please leave your message after the tone.
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Connections

References Brother 2 (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Voyna
Written by Viktor Tsoy (as V. Tsoy)
Performed by Kino
Played when bandits approach the house where Sveta and Dina are hiding
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Very touching, true and well directed film!
3 November 2003 | by (Vienna) – See all my reviews

I think this is a very good movie because it expresses the soul of Russia, the way I'm imagining Russia. There are not very long dialogs in the film, only very short and pointed conversations between people exists. Furthermore people very rarely laugh, the mood seems to be authentic Russian, with a little bit depression in it all the time.

The shots Sergej Budrov makes are also excellent, they are very impressive and get you in something like a state of trance. The acting is also good, from the cool Russian Mafia gangster to the two young sisters all actors play their roles convincing and no one is overacting.

So if you have about an hour time, go watch this fine Russian movie.

  • In remembrance of Sergej Budrov -



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