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High Security Vacation (2009)

Kanikuly strogogo rezhima (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 25 August 2009 (Russia)
Two prisoners, who have escaped from prison, hate each other. But subsequent circumstances make them reunite and deal with all the problems: from kids to gangsters.

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Credited cast:
... Viktor 'Sumrak' Sumarokov
... Evgeni Koltsov
Elena Babenko ... Tatyana Panteleeva
... Nikolai Vyshkin
... Zinaida Obraztsova
... Sergey Gagarin
... Lena Bichkina
Malkhaz Abuladze ... Shaman
... Major Gladkikh
Timur Bokancha ... Sergey Milyukov
Kirill Pletnyov ... Gennadi Vasilkov
Igor Zaytsev ... Gurin
... Pavel Klykov
Igor Petrov ... Yura Lozhkin
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Two prisoners, who have escaped from prison, hate each other. But subsequent circumstances make them reunite and deal with all the problems: from kids to gangsters.

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Adventure | Comedy

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,276,546 (Russia), 30 August 2009, Wide Release
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Vzveytes kostrami
Music by Sergey Kaydan-Deshkin
Lyrics by Aleksandr Zharov
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Family film Russian style.
1 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

This is what is generally called a family film, one that can be watched and enjoyed by all ages. It does this pretty well overall and the two central characters develop nicely over the plot, with Sumrak, a hardened career criminal, learning how to look after children and fall in love (he has been in prison since he was 16 years old), and Koltsov mending a tarnished reputation as a former police officer after being unjustly imprisoned. It is not as sentimental as a western film with a similar plot would have been but it also does not have as many laughs in it as I think there should have been. The acting is fine and the action sequences are well done but ultimately its aim is to tug at the heartstrings.


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