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.
Golub takes the initiative at a meeting of the Soviet leadership with the Chinese comrades, and now he is charged with coming up with a new gift for Khrushchev’s visit to America. Pokrovsky comes to Galina with the request to urgently destroy the manuscript of his poems.
The Optimists Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 23 June 2017.
- Running Time: 53 minutes.
- Rating: TV-13.
- Country: Russia.
- Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.