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 takes Anya to kindergarten and meets her teacher, Lena. Ruta is going out of town and giving the last instructions to Bykov. At a diplomatic, the group organizes a barbecue for their American counterparts. Marika, an American of Hungarian descent, finds out that Biryukov worked in her homeland.
The Optimists Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 30 June 2017.
- Running Time: 53 minutes.
- Rating: TV-13.
- Country: Russia.
- Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.