Alternate Titles: VOSMERKA
ALEXEY MANTSIGYN, ARTUR SMOLYANINOV, ALEXANDER NOVYN, ARTEM BYSTROV, PAVEL VOROZHTSOV, VILMA KUTAVICHUTE
Neither successful businessmen, nor white collar professionals, these four willingly plug away at their regular underpaid jobs the old-fashioned way, dreaming of a quiet and modest life like their parents had.
Who are they – misfi ts, or heroes of our times?
They are four best friends – Herman, Lykov, Shorokh and Grekh. They’ve been to war and seen life, but they are still passionate, young and willing to serve their country. They found their place in OMON – the Russian special police squad. They are each other’s family of choice – relying only on one another. Outside of work they are regular guys with ordinary dreams of family and comfort.
But life changes one night in a night club when the friends unintentionally get into a scuffl e with the local mafia. The guys are brave and willing to defend each other no matter what happens, but the trivial fight on the dance fl oor turns into a real war. Meanwhile, Herman meets the enchanting Aglaya who is so irresistible that even Boots, the mafi a boss, is in love with her. Herman and Aglaya could be together, but... Will Herman leave his life and friends behind? Will Aglaya escape from under Boots’ control?...