An ex-US Marine (Chris Penn) sets off on a rescue mission when his priest brother is kidnapped in Russia. Unable to find his bearings in the treacherous and corrupt post-Soviet world, he teams up with a Russian priest (Martin Sheen) and a female journalist and goes head to head with a dangerous mix of KGB agents, military officers and Moscow mafiosa, stopping at nothing to get his brother back.
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Chris Penn (Reservoir Dogs) and Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now) play Russian Roulette with KGB agents, former Soviet party officials, military officers and the Moscow Mafia in an exciting thriller packed with romance and intrigue. When his priest brother is kidnapped in Russia helping an order of Monks flee from neo-fascist terror, a former U.S. Marine engages in desperate measures to close in on his violent enemies. Unfamiliar with Eastern European territory, and just how vicious his disillusioned adversaries can be, the ex-marine must join forces with a Russian priest and a beautiful free-spirited journalist if his dangerous rescue mission is to succeed.