Vitaliy Kaloev's life has stopped at the moment when the plane with his wife and children collides with the cargo plane. He's searching for justice and persuades air navigation company to apologize and confess it's guilt for disaster.
Vova and his best friend Kisa make ends meet by working for the local thug in Vladivostock, Russia until one assignment forces them to question their own morality and puts their friendship to the ultimate test.
Ilya Goryunov is 27, and has spent the last seven years in prison on a false charge of dealing drugs. Finally outside, he's driven by his desire for revenge against Petr, the rich kid who ... See full summary »
Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy's father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. "You're not a patient, you have temporary difficulties". Eating, getting dressed, going downstairs and walking up the front door steps - every day the child spends hours on such simple household tasks. At school he is mocked by his peers, and there is no help to expect. The boy has coped with the illness, but started hating the father. When he finished school, Sasha left home and stopped all contact with the father. Over the past 15 years he has become the best business consultant in the country, who has helped hundreds of businesses out of crisis. "You have no a crisis, you have temporary difficulties", - Sasha would say to his clients, having gone along a difficult path himself. And one day, a new order unexpectedly gives him the opportunity to settle accounts with the father.
The movie was originally loosely based on the real-life business coach Arkadiy Tsuker, who in real life had a light form of cerebral palsy, which was not that hard as it was shown in the film and was barely noticed by others. He said that the movie is a work of fiction and has nothing to do with his life. The only truth was that he had problems in school due to his handicap. he advised all people not to take this movie as an example on how to handle this disease. On press conferences the filmmakers reminded people when being asked critical questions that this movie is based on a true story. See more »
Cerebral palsy cannot be healed in real life, especially not the way it is shown in the movie. See more »
It was difficult for me to watch the first half without crying, many times. But it's a really great movie, with amazing actors and a very interesting story. Based on an amazing real person, that really did go through so much, it's just amazing.
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