Call number: DVD-5239


POPOGREBSKII, Aleksei
Optimisty [The Optimists]

Prodiuserskaia kompaniia Valeriia Todorovskogo, Mosfil´m, Telekanal Rossiia 1, 2017
Producers: Valerii Todorovskii, Anton Zlatopol´skii
Executive producers: Maksim Koroptsov, Elena Kozhanova, Anastasiia Biriukova
Line producer: Dmitrii Davidenko
Screenplay: Mikhail Idov, Elena Vanina, Mikhail Shprits, Lili Idova, Iuliia Lukshina, with the participation of Aleksei Popogrebskii
Authors of idea: Mikhail Sphrits, Mikhail Idov
Photography: Evgenii Privin
Production design: Pavel Parkhomenko
Music: Anna Drubich, Mikhail Idov

Grigorii Biriukov, the Head of Section	        Vladimir Vdovichenkov
Ruta Blaumane	                                Severija Januškaitė
Lenia Korneev	                                Artem Bystrov
Andrei Muratov	                                Egor Koreshkov
Arkadii Golub	                                Rinal´ Mukhametov
Galina, the TV Director	                        Evgeniia Brik
Nikolai Chernykh, Head of the First Section	Anatolii Belyi
Catrine		                                Viktoriia Isakova
Gabi Hetzke, the journal reporter		Karolina Gruszka
Valentin Vareinikov, Head of the 
  International Section of the Communist 
  Party of the Soviet Union	                Iurii Kuznetsov
Igor´ Stepanovich	                        Aleksandr Feklistov
Al´bert Pokrovskii	                        Maksim Vitorgan
Georgii Mikhailovich, 
  Biriukov's father-in-law	                Andrei Smirnov
Aleksei Bykov, Ruta's husband, an airman	Andrei Egorov
Tamara Ivanovna	Kristina Babushkina
Bill Conway ("Vasilii Konev"), 
  the Times Correspondent	                Mikhail Khmurov
Petr Shuiko, the Deputy Minister of 
  Foreign Affairs	                        Mikhail Khomiakov
Klava			                        Margarita Adaeva
Nadezhda Petrovna, the secretary	        Liudmila Chirkova
Ania, Biriukov's daughter	                Marta Timofeeva
Tonia			                        Ekaterina Shumakova
Nata			                        Anastasiia Korol´kova
Ionov			                        Aleksandr Michkov
Petrenko		                        Aleksei Liubimov
Sima, Galina's friend	                        Ol´ga Khokhlova
Nelia Muratova, Andrei's wife	                Ol´ga Golutskaia
Il´ia			                        Petr Rykov
Chernykh's wife	                                Dar´ia Zhulai
Misha, Chernykh's son	                        Klim Berdinskii
Nelia's mother	                                Elena Semenova-Khmurova
Viktor, Nelia's father	                        Konstantin Topologa
Sergeant Marat Mamyshev	                        Vladimir Nadein
Natal´ia Renatovna, his mother	                Aleksandra Blednaia
Vareinikov's assistant	                        Artem Volobuev
Raia			                        Alina Alekseeva
Antonina Ivanovna, Ania's nanny	                Alla Meshcheriakova
Lapin			                        Vladimir Lysenko
Boris, Ruta and Aleksei's neighbour	        Aleksandr Naumov
Pavel Stepanovich, Klava's coach	        Andrei Stoianov
Pokrovskii's friend	                        Elena Vanina
Wife of the American Ambassador	                Monika Gossmann
Ambassador Sulman		                Patrick Rollen
Worker in the First Section	                Maksim Glotov
Director of a Scientific Research Institute	Aleksandr Mynto
Matthieu		                        Pierre Bourel
Nikita Khrushchev	                        Vladimir Chuprikov
Leticia		                                Lili Idova
Stewardess		                        Svetlana Mamresheva
Make-up artist	                                Ul´iana Pokhlebaeva
Vasilii			                        Sergei Ershov
Konovalov, a writer		                Evgenii Koriakovskii
Claus Eicholz, editor of the journal Click	Iurii Utkin
Urusev, a member of the Central Committee	Valerii Novikov
Boris Semenovich, a TV editor	                Valentin Samokhin
Semenov, an investigator	                Roman Sinitsyn
Communist Organiser's girlfriend	        Kseniia Romenkova
Chairman of the Trade Union Committee	        Evgenii Safronov
Head of the Police Station	                Aleksandr Lebedev
Secretary of the West German Embassy	        Iurii Maslak
Writer			                        Evgenii Boitsov
Nurse			                        Tat´iana Somova
American journalist		                Georges Devdariani
Writer			                        Georgii Segal
German Officer	                                Stass Classen
French producer	                                Daniil Eidlin
Arkadii Golub's father	                        Evgenii Sarmont
Buffet worker at the 
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs	                Elena Pandzharidi
Man in Civvies	                                Andrei Moskvichev
13 episodes
Total running time, 668 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

On 2 DVDs. This is DVD 2, containing episodes 7-13, 347 minutes

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