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The Great Challenge (2004)
"Les fils du vent" (original title)

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Williams Belle ...
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Châu Belle Dinh ...
Kien (as Chau Belle)
Malik Diouf ...
Kenjee
Yann Hnautra ...
Yann
Guylain N'Guba-Boyeke ...
Yaguy (as Guylain)
Charles Perrière ...
Logan
Laurent Piemontesi ...
Léo
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Tsu
Santi Sudaros ...
Kitano
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Wong
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Gary Stoner ...
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$903,038 (France) (25 June 2004)

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$903,038 (France) (25 June 2004)
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It's rather bad.
21 December 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Now, I may have had my expectations too high because the file read Les Fils du Vent, Yamakasi 2. I liked Yamakasi, even if I don't usually watch sport movies. As sports go, Free Running is pretty cool and the story and acrobatics of Yamakasi were very nice.

This movie lacks the story, the technical prowess and it's set in Bangkok, where just about everyone knows how to jump from buildings (in the movie, of course). To make the French athletes fight in the end and mix Free Running with martial arts seemed to me a very bad idea.

I could have liked this movie, though, if it weren't for the end. It's a mindless brawl where no one has any purpose in what they do. To make things worse, after this scene that seemed to be the end comes another, which practically voids the one before.

So if you are a movie lover or a Free Runner enthusiast, you will not be particularly pleased with this movie. And it has no other qualities.


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