The Optimists (2017): S01E10


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

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

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 30 June 2017.
  • Running Time: 53 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-13.
  • Country: Russia.
  • Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.

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