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.
Biryukov and Ruta are in Paris as part of the Soviet delegation. Everyone is waiting for the results of the negotiations. Biryukov meets German journalist Gaby Goetz, with whom he had an affair many years ago.
The Optimists Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 19 May 2017.
- Running Time: 49 minutes.
- Rating: TV-13.
- Country: Russia.
- Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.