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