The Road to Calvary TV Series Overview


The Road to Calvary (Russian: Хождение по мукам, romanised: Khozhdeniye po mukam) is a Russian 12-episode television miniseries aired from 27 November 2017.

It is based on the eponymous trilogy of novels of the Soviet writer Alexei Tolstoy and directed by Konstantin Khudyakov.


The series covers the years 1914-1919.

The action begins before the outbreak of World War I. Society is in anticipation of major change. In the center of the story are the Bulavina sisters: Katya and Dasha. The girls share a love for the decadent poet Alexei Bessonov, who changes their worldview and way of thinking, predicting the end of Russia.

The first world war brings new experiences to the serene existence of the Bulavin-Smokovnikov family. After the war and revolution, the ways of the sisters diverge. Katerina Bulavina falls in love with the white officer Vadim Roshchin.


  • Anna Chipovskaya … Darya Dmitrievna Bulavina.
  • Yuliya Snigir … Ekaterina Dmitrievna Smokovnikova.
  • Leonid Bichevin … Ivan Ilich Telegin.
  • Pavel Trubiner … Vadim Roshchin.
  • Svetlana Khodchenkova … Liza Rastorgueva.
  • Andrey Merzlikin … Arkady Zhadov.
  • Anton Shagin … Alexey Alexeevich Bessonov (prototype … Alexander Blok).
  • Alexey Kolgan … Nikolai Ivanovich Smokovnikov, lawyer, husband of Catherine.
  • Sergey Koltakov … Dmitry Bulavin, doctor, father of Daria and Catherine.
  • Yevgeny Tkachuk … Sergey Sapozhkov.
  • Aleksandr Yatsenko … Alexey Krasilnikov.
  • Lyubov Aksenova … Ganna.
  • Roman Madyanov … Olovyannikov.
  • Dmitri Dyuzhev … Mamont Dalsky.
  • Yevgeny Stychkin … Nestor Makhno.
  • Sergei Puskepalis … General Romanovsky.
  • Andrei Chernyshov … Ivan Sorokin.
  • Roman Kurtsyn … Mishka Solomin.
  • Aleksandr Galibin … Boris Savinkov.
  • Vasily Shchipitsyn … Lenin.
  • Petr Rykov … Zhukov.

The Road to Calvary Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Konstantin Khudyakov.
  • Producer(s):
    • Alexandra But … co-producer (12 episodes, 2017).
    • Yuriy Sapronov … producer (12 episodes, 2017).
    • Timur Vaynshteyn … producer (12 episodes, 2017).
    • Aleksey Zemskiy … producer (12 episodes, 2017).
  • Writer(s):
    • Aleksei Tolstoy … (12 episodes, 2017).
    • Elena Rayskaya … (unknown episodes).
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
  • Production: Russian World Studios.
  • Distributor(s): NTV.
  • Release Date: 27 November 2017 to 05 December 2017.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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