Teaser trailer for Kandahar
The movie is based on the real story of seven Russian pilots (5 in the movie), whose airplane was hijacked by Taliban in afghani province Kandahar in 1995 and the crew was imprisoned for more than a year. They experienced tortures, starvation, constant attempts of conversion into islam, but all seven were able to neutralize their armed guards and to escape on airplane.
And what noticeable is that filmmakers invited Vladimir Sharpatov, the captain of the crew, and used his diares and memories in the movie.
Director of Kandahar is Andrey Kavun, known for Piranha Hunt with Vladimir Mashkov, who also stars in this movie. Kandahar opens in Russian theaters on 4th February, 2010.