They only wanted to challenge the unjust government. But once they did, they had no way back.


Maris Martinsons
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Valda Bickute ... Anastasia
Martins Vilsons ... Kostia
Andris Makovskis Andris Makovskis ... Jura
Arunas Sakalauskas ... Staska
Vytautas Kernagis Vytautas Kernagis ... Doctor
Saulis Siparis Saulis Siparis ... Cheslov
Dalia Micheleviciute Dalia Micheleviciute ... Dora
Saulius Mykolaitis Saulius Mykolaitis ... Simas
Leonardas Pobedonoscevas ... Junior
Gabija Jaraminaite ... Monica (as Gabija Ryskuviene)
Vytautas Sapranauskas Vytautas Sapranauskas ... Watchman (as Vytas Sapranaukas)
Vytautas Rumsas Vytautas Rumsas ... Policeman I
Mantas Vaitiekunas Mantas Vaitiekunas ... Policeman II
Donatas Banionis ... Doctor's father
Saulius Sipaitis Saulius Sipaitis ... Driver


When Baltic states regain their independence from the Soviet Union, thousands of Russians living outside Russia find themselves cut off from their native land. Some of them return to Russia, others become naturalized citizens and go on with their lives in the new country. However, two Russian brothers, Constantine and Yura Pogriebnoy, are among those who do not want to return to Russia, nor to live under the new government. When brothers find out that they must leave the country or will be deported, they decide to challenge the government that they believe has violated their rights. The brothers capture a minivan full of passengers and demand a ransom of a million dollars as a compensation for the injustice inflicted upon them. According to their plan, none of the hostages will be hurt; however, as the brothers capture the minivan, the first blood spilled. Events take a different course when one of the hostages, a young woman Anastasia defends brothers' actions and changes sides. She ... Written by Anonymous

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They only wanted to challenge the unjust government. But once they did...they had no way back.


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Lithuanian | Russian

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August 2006 (Canada) See more »

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Анастасия See more »

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EUR900,000 (estimated)
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