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.
Ruta suspects Biryukov of treason. Golub decides to return Klava. Ruta and Biryukov, with the help of Boris, warn Khrushchev of the impending coup. Korneev meets with US agent Casey.
The Optimists Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 21 July 2017.
- Running Time: 45 minutes.
- Rating: TV-13.
- Country: Russia.
- Language: English (subtitles) and Russian.