The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the ... See full summary »
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.
Three naval cadets accidentally get possession of a secret diary that was stolen from Bestuzhev, a vice-chancellor of Russia. If this diary ever gets abroad, the consequences for the ... See full summary »
The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his "colleagues", top Hitler's officers Borman, Mueller, Schellenberg are beginning to suspect him. Stirlits is constantly walking on the edge between his two identities, sending information to Russia, while skillfully maintaining the appearance of loyalty to fascist regime. Written by
There were no characters of Frau Saurich and Gabi in the original novel. Tatyana Lioznova's idea was that Frau Saurich could resemble Stirlitz of his mother and, reserved as he was, he could slightly reveal himself before her. Lioznova asked Yulian Semyonov to write some scenes with Frau Saurich. She didn't like what he wrote at all and decided she would rewrite the script during filming. Nevertheless, they showed the script to Faina Ranevskaya and she rejected the offer to play Frau Saurich. The role went to Emiliya Milton. Her lines were written right on set but Lioznova liked her performance so much that when some scenes with Milton were completed, Lioznova would sit down and write more. See more »
Where the next kid, instead of the word "Hello", will say "Heil Hitler!", that's where we will start again!
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If anyone would like to see a good TV Series he/she must see "17 moments of the Spring", where Viacheslav Tikhonov played wonderfully the role of the Soviet agent Stirlitz. In fact, this agent never existed, but he was like a compilation of those soviet agents (Kuznetsov, Sorge and others) who died fighting nazi occupation in the territories of former USSR. Leonid Bronevoi also played in excellent way the role of nazi officer Heinrich Mueller. The story of the series was like the one of cat vs mouse. Mueller always suspected of Tikhonov, but could prove nothing.
The soundtrack of the series is also melodic and easy to listen.
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