The movie takes place at a charity event at a country house during which a series of people try to talk an oligarch into giving money for a project. Masha, a young attractive woman, has been invited as a possible lure for the oligarch, and she has brought with her a casual acquaintance, Nick, a Russian living in the United States, who films the party for a documentary project. Later, he shows the footage to his producer Kate.
When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Based on a true story. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Have you watched Playing Shindai yet? What did you think about it?