The Optimists (2017): S01E05


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

The Americans rescued Soviet sailors who have been lost at sea for 49 days. Biryukov receives a task – IAH must figure out how to calm the Western press. Shuiko suggests that this will be presented as a great victory for the Americans.

The Optimists Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 26 May 2017.
  • Running Time: 52 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-13.
  • Country: Russia.
  • Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.

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