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Chernaya Molniya (2009)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 31 December 2009 (Russia)
A Moscow college student's gift car from his parents turns out to be more than anyone expects when it flies, which he uses to become both a city guardian and a speedy floral delivery boy.

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... Dima
... Nastya
... Kuptsov
... Perepelkin
... Romantseva
... Elizarov (as Yuozas Budraytis)
Ivan Zhidkov ... Maks
... Otets Dimy
... Tanka (as Katya Starshova)
... Alkogolik
Dato Bakhtadze ... Bakhram
Igor Savochkin ... Boris
Sergey Legostaev ... Gena - okhrannik
Elena Valyushkina ... Mat Dimy
Vitaliy Alshanskiy ... Vasya
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Moscow, 2004, and wealthy entrepreneur Kuptsov drills deep beneath the city, trying to reach a huge diamond vein. Aware that his ruthless drilling will destroy the city and its denizens, it's a result he's willing to accept for untold additional wealth. Fortunately, his equipment lacks enough power. He needs the Nano-catalyst (developed years ago) to fuel his machinery, but its current whereabouts is unknown. Meanwhile, in another part of the city, college boy Dima dreams of owning a car and dating gorgeous co-ed Nastya. His wealthy friend Max has a Mercedes Benz and is flirting with Nastya, which frustrates Dima. On his birthday, Dima finally gets a car (from his parents) - a grungy, antiquated Volga of which he is privately ashamed; but, unbeknownst to anyone, the car - the recipient of "failed" Nano-catalysis - is capable of much more, and turns Dima into an unidentified crusader of justice known as Black Lightning. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the first Russian Superhero film ever made. See more »

Quotes

Max: Want a lift?
Nastya: I doubt you're strong enough to lift me but, yeah, I could use a lift.
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Referenced in Hren' 2.0: Nastolnaya Chyornaya molniya. (2011) See more »

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Nothing new but not bad
17 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Saw the trailer a while back and thought it was cool. Watched the film today and it still is cool for a low budget Russian film.

The film lacks originality, look at it as Spiderman with a flying car(Volga to be specific) and a few bits of Iron Man action added towards the end. The story is pretty much Spiderman. But if you can look beyond those points it is enjoyable.

On the upside, all the unknowns did a good job especially the lead actor and the lovely leading lady. The CGI was above average taking into account the low budget of the film.

Overall it was cool to watch and enjoyable to a fair degree, had the story been more original I would've rated it higher.

6.4/10

Definitely not bad.


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