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His wife in the hospital about to give birth, a high-ranking police official is speeding down an icy Russian highway when he hits and kills a young boy. This tragic accident sets in motion a devastating chain of events that includes a blatant cover up, an attempt to hold the child's mother responsible, and a violent confrontation between the police and the boy's father. Denis Shvedov, Irina Nizina, Yuriy Bykov (who also wrote and directed) star in this bracing drama from Russia. 100 min. Soundtrack: Russian Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English. In Russian with English subtitles.