Our people can too! 7 Russian TV series that Netflix boughtPictolic
Do you still admire the works of Western directors and think that "our" can not do anything worthy? In this case, we want to surprise you: interesting Russian films and TV series also exist! And some of them even acquire large video platforms like Netflix.
It is about such paintings that we will discuss in our review. We hope that after watching these series, faith in the domestic cinema will return to you again!
"Sparta – is a youth series produced by the company "Wednesday", which tells us the story of an unusual St. Petersburg school, where a mysterious suicide recently occurred. One of the teachers literally jumps out of the window in front of all the students.
Why did she do it? What problems were there in her life? Maybe someone influenced this decision? Captain Igor Kryukov will have to find answers to these and other questions. And in order to establish contact with the students faster, the man gets acquainted with the class leader, who gradually begins to acquaint the investigator with the "rules of the game".
The series received two Golden Eagle awards in the categories "Best TV Movie" and "Best Actor". This year, Netflix acquired the rights to broadcast it.
Interesting Russian fiction exists! And the TV series "Better than people" is a perfect confirmation of this. The picture moves the viewer to the year 2029, when android robots became commonplace for people. They help them cope with routine chores, do housework, work as drivers, bodyguards and even nannies. People use robots as soulless machines, but it turns out that some of them also have emotions.
The main character of the series is a robot named Arisa. By the way, her role was played by an incomparable Paulina Andreeva. The girl is trying to understand what it means to be a person, and in some moments she does it even better than the people themselves.
"Better than People" is the first Russian TV series to be released under the Netflix Original brand with local translation (25 languages). The premiere of the film took place on the First Channel on April 22. In total, 2 seasons and 16 episodes have been filmed so far.
"Territory" is an action-packed detective series, the action of which unfolds in a small provincial town. A homicidal maniac begins to operate here, and the residents of the village are sure: this is someone from "our own".
An experienced Moscow investigator Savchenko is assigned to investigate crimes (his role was played by Kirill Pirogov). Enlisting the support of an operative from the local police department (Pyotr Fedorov), Savchenko is on the trail of a cold-blooded killer.
You may have noticed some similarity of the TV series "Territory" with the cult "Twin Peaks", but its creators insist that their product is completely original!
The series "Major" has long been loved by Russian viewers, and now Netflix users around the world have the opportunity to watch it. The main role in the film was played by Pavel Priluchny. The actor's character – a guy named Igor Sokolovsky – is a typical representative of the" golden youth", accustomed to money, luxury and parties.
After another such party with a bad ending, Igor's father sends him to work for the police. And then the guy realizes that this is his real vocation. Then the former major is waiting for dangerous adventures, investigations and intrigues, and the audience-pleasant emotions and the intensity of passions.
The main characters of the crime series "Fartsa" – four childhood friends-get into an unpleasant situation. Kostya Germanov lost at cards and owed a large sum to local bandits, so in order to somehow help his friend solve this problem as soon as possible, the guys become "fartsovschiki".
Everything is going just fine! The guys have earned enough money and are already ready to "tie up" – for this they are going to the garage to divide the "community". But then a surprise was waiting for them: all the money disappeared somewhere… Now the friends intend to find out who appropriated their income, and this will be quite a difficult task.
The main roles in this series were played by Konstantin Khabensky and Paulina Andreeva. This is already a serious bid to win! However, it was not only for the cast that the "Method" was so loved by the audience. There is everything here – a charismatic, mysterious character, a beautiful assistant, and complicated crimes that they have to solve.
In 2016, the series received an award At the New York Film Festival in the category "Crime Drama", the "Georges" award in the category " Russian TV Series of the Year (drama)", won "platinum" at the Houston International Film Festival and many other awards. We advise you to pay attention to it first of all!
And again Paulina Andreeva. It begins to seem that the series with her participation are simply doomed to success! In "Locust", the actress played the role of a bohemian girl named Lera. At the resort, she meets a simple guy Artem, and quite unexpectedly feelings arise between them. However, the summer romance is not destined to grow into something more: Lera marries a rich friend of her father, and Artem marries another woman to spite her.
But even after years, quarrels and distances, their love for each other does not fade. Then the young people begin to meet secretly, but a happy ending is not destined to be. Everything ends with a series of bloody murders. Why? See for yourself.