Storm and Sorrow

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  • NR
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 5.5  (138)

Storm and Sorrow is an adventure drama film that was released in 1990. It is directed by Richard A. Colla and stars Lori Singer, Todd Allen, and Marcia Cross in the lead roles. The movie is based on a true story and follows the journey of a young American woman, Janet (played by Lori Singer), who travels to the Soviet Union in the 1980s to participate in a kayaking expedition. She is part of a team of American kayakers who are invited to participate in an international race on the Siberian river, the Katun.

Janet is a skilled kayaker and is excited to be a part of the adventure. However, things take an unexpected turn when the team's equipment is seized by the Soviet authorities. Janet and her teammates are left stranded in a foreign country, with no way to continue their journey.

As they try to figure out how to retrieve their equipment, they meet a group of Soviet dissidents who are fighting against the authoritarian regime in the country. Janet is moved by their cause and decides to join them in their fight for freedom.

As the group navigates through the dangerous terrain of Siberia, they encounter a series of challenges and obstacles. They face harsh weather conditions, dangerous rapids, and hostile Soviet authorities who are determined to stop them from achieving their goal.

The movie is an exciting and thrilling adventure that captures the spirit of perseverance and determination in the face of adversity. The performances by the lead actors are strong, with Lori Singer delivering a powerful performance as the determined and courageous Janet.

The film also explores the political and social issues of the time, showcasing the struggles of the Soviet dissidents who fought for freedom and democracy in the Soviet Union. The movie highlights the bravery and resilience of ordinary people who stood up against tyranny and oppression.

Overall, Storm and Sorrow is an engaging and inspiring movie that will appeal to audiences who enjoy adventure films with a message of hope and resilience. The movie captures the beauty and danger of the Siberian wilderness and delivers a compelling story that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end.

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    1 hr 31 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (138)