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Release Date: March 18, 2005Running Time: 86 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $42,926.00
Genre: Crime, Drama, Foreign

Cast:
Olzhas Nusuppaev
Eduard Tabyschev
Olga Landina
Bakhytbek Baymukhanbetov

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Summary:
Mustafa, or "Schizo," a boy not quite 15 years old, becomes caught up in sordid adult dealings, and must struggle to maintain his sense of beauty and right as he develops the expertise and thick skin of a true player. Growing up in the destitute early '90s Kazakhstan, and nicknamed "Schizo" for his eccentric behavior in school, the young man lives an unrewarding home life in early-'90s Kazakhstan with his single mother and her boyfriend Sakura (a small-time hood). The makeshift family is poor, and the adults pay little attention to Schizo's prospects, except that Sakura offers Schizo a role in his own income scheme: procuring other men who will agree to fight in an underground and illegal bo... Full Summary >>