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The Great Challenge (2004)

Les fils du vent (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | 23 June 2004 (France)

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Williams Belle ...
Williams
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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Terry (as Ian Kay)
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Johnny
Gary Stoner ...
Ned
Jason Hunjan ...
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A Mortal Fighter. An Eternal Combat.

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »
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$903,038 (France) (25 June 2004)
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Not much of a story but nice acrobatics
22 March 2005 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

The plot is simple. A French youngsters who are into extreme sports go to China and get in trouble with the local triad mafia. Just because the training ground they use happen to be on their turf. Without really having anything to do with it they get into the gang warfare. And without choosing any sides they try to fight a way out.

The story isn't very spectacular. But the fighting and acrobatics are. The actors are mostly the same as Luc Besson's Yamakasi. And if you have seen that film and those acrobatics and you combine them with martial arts. Then you will understand what makes this film so good. Those men "REALLY" Jump of buildings and "REALLY" climb them barehanded (of course they are protected with cables). But instead of the cable doing all the work it's them. If you want an evening of relaxing and giving your eye some original spectacle without having too much of a plot than this is the movie for you. Enjoy.


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