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Okhota na Piranyu (2006)

Agent of special department "Piranha" Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga go to the far north with the assignment to liquidate an underwater secret weapon lab in the guise of a mutual ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Mazur
Svetlana Antonova ... Olga
... Prokhor
... Sinilga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Banshchikova ... Viktoriya (as A. Banshchikova)
... Dorokhov
... Zima
Aleksandr Golubev ... Belobrysy
... Kuzmich (as Aleksey Gorbunov)
... Shtabs
Sergey Petrov ... Khimik 1
Boris Polunin ... Admiral
Ramil Sabitov ... Ibragim
Aleksandr Sirin ... Doctor
Dmitriy Tarasenko
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Agent of special department "Piranha" Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga go to the far north with the assignment to liquidate an underwater secret weapon lab in the guise of a mutual vacation. All of a sudden, they find themselves in the world where civilization laws are forgotten, and this deadly weapons are kept by gangsters who are controlled by a new "master of taiga" Prohor, whose leisure time is spent hunting at humans. Mazur didn't know that he would have to trade his familiar gun for a hand-made bone knife, and save his companion and himself instead of saving the world. For them, this safari in northern forests would be no less dangerous as for the live targets. Written by russart.com

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[Mazur and Prokhor are fighting savagely]
Prokhor: You can't kill me. I died when I was eight.
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Reasons to see (and not to see) this film
20 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

It's not the best of films, nor the worst of films: interesting premise, but highly Hollywood-derivative. Still, the taiga is a unique setting and it was amusing to see talented dramatic actors take on action hero roles (Mashkov more successfully than Mironov, methinks).

From a woman's standpoint, the best part of the film is admiring Vladimir Mashkov's buff body, especially from the back. My, my---let's see more of it someday! I realized this film was going to be trash when I started watching it, but sometimes trash can be amusing. The violent scenes were a turnoff, but grudgingly necessary to the plot.

Overall, a B film. If you have nothing better to do, it's not a total waste of nearly two hours. In my opinion, Mashkov and Mironov should stick to better roles which highlight their tremendous dramatic talents (IMO, The Idiot, a Russian TV mini-series starring both of them, ranks as one of the finest films I have seen, ever.)


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