The Optimists (2017): S01E03


Introduction

The Optimists (Optimisty, Оптимисты) is a Russian spy drama series that brings a 1960’s “Mad Men” aesthetic to the Nikita Khrushchev-era, set during peak Cold War.

Outline

At the cinema, Muratov secretly meets with a French producer. Biryukov raises the stakes again – the department, which has just changed the course of history, should not engage in ordinary routine work. Soon there will be a four-sided summit in Paris, and it is important for the Soviets to get a reliable ally.

The Optimists Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Optimists here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 12 May 2017.
  • Running Time: 53 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-13.
  • Country: Russia.
  • Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.

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