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Savva. Serdtse voina (2015)

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A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year-old boy Savva devoted to help his mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maksim Chukharyov ... Savva (voice)
... Anga (voice)
... Elza (voice)
... Polubaron Fafl (voice)
... Mama Zho Zi (voice) (as Lolita)
Natalya Ionova ... Pusik (voice) (as Glukoza)
... Shaman Shi-Sha / Rasskazchik (voice)
Grigoriy Leps ... Komar (voice)
... Obezyany: 'Odnoglazyy' - 'Terminator' - 'Torpeda' (voice)
... Ryzhiy Um (voice)
... Moran (voice)
... Nanti (voice)
... Mama Savvy (voice)
... Shantagar (voice)
... Obezyany: 'Artist' - 'Shpana' (voice)


An international animation project that is coming out in Russian and English languages. It is a fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year-old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas. Trying to escape from hyenas Savva finds himself in a magical world he had only heard stories of. That is where he meets the white wolf Angee, a hilarious tiny pink creature Puffy, a strange looking semi-baron FAFL and his passenger, as well as Nanty, Shaman's charming daughter. New friends help Savva through his journey to the Magician that lives on a mountain and, as legend has it, might help Savva free his village from the angry hyenas. However, each of them have their own reasons to see the magician that some of them keep only to themselves. On their way to the Magician the friends will face multiple dangers, pleasant and unpleasant surprises, discover terrifying secrets and even have a battle with a monkey army, led by the cruel and ... Written by Art Pictures Studio

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Release Date:

12 November 2015 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Hero Quest  »


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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Movie is pretty awful.
27 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

Terrible writing and voice acting in the English version was truly awful. Maybe it was just a bad translation. I liked most of the animation style. In English the movie was unwatchable and I had to turn it off half way through. I could not stand listening to any more.

Milla Jovovich's voice acting as the young male lead character was just off. The tones were all wrong, all the wrong emotions, terrible timings. It was distractedly bad and did not fit at all.

I can see where it might of been good in the original Russian. They blew their budget on big name voice actors and got a hack writer to vomit a script. Maybe a fan made subtitled version will become available and I can try watching this again.

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