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Denis Nikiforov ...
Artyom Kolchin
Elena Panova ...
Vika
Andrey Panin ...
Valiyev
Ivan Makarevich ...
Kostya
Dmitriy Shevchenko ...
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Zmey
Pavel Derevyanko ...
Timokha
Maksim Litovchenko ...
Shpykov
Aleksandr Karamnov ...
Ragoza
Aleksey Maslov ...
Topol'
Mikhail Khomyakov ...
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Boris Plotnikov ...
Dr. Ivan Ivanovich
Nikita Zverev ...
Igor Shcheglov
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Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, fighter, known worldwide as Great White Hope. But the main fight in his life has not gone how he expected... Written by Mark Gubarenko

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And fight begins. For love. For the friends. For own life.

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Boxing a Shadow
25 June 2005 | by (Russia.) – See all my reviews

Let me start by telling you that you will not be able to find Boxing Scenes in any American or any other film that equal to those made in Boy s Tenyu, a great Russian blockbuster. The tension, the suspense is 10 on the scale of 10. The slow-motion technique used in creating those beautifully shot brutal scenes is just in place. Watch the film just for them, but, believe me, you will not be able to turn it off later;)

Though the film starts strongly and captures the viewers attention it gets a little bit boring towards the end, but that doesn't ruin the atmosphere. Denis Nikiforov, an absolutely unknown actor prior to this film shows that there actually are young talented Russian actors out there, unlike such films a Dazhe ne Dumai: Ten Nezavisimosti might suggest.

I'm certainly using such words as "great" and "talanted" in this short comment comparing Boy s Tenyu to other blockbusters which are in majority weak in the aspects mentioned earlier. The Soundtrack deserves mentioning as well since it is one of the best form 2005.


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