A history of prostitution between east European countries.

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 Raymond Van Mechelen (10 episodes, 2005)
Axel Daeseleire ...
 Jan Verplancke (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Kalinka (10 episodes, 2005)
Tom Van Dyck ...
 Vincent Dockx (10 episodes, 2005)
Zemyna Asmontaite ...
 Daria (10 episodes, 2005)
Manou Kersting ...
 Danny Bols (10 episodes, 2005)
Indre Jaraite ...
 Inesa (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Eddy Stoefs (9 episodes, 2005)
Veerle De Jonghe ...
 Esther Van De Walle (9 episodes, 2005)
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 John Dockx (9 episodes, 2005)
Lika Kremer ...
 Eva (8 episodes, 2005)
Marc Van Eeghem ...
 Marc Camps (8 episodes, 2005)
Lyubov Tolkalina ...
 Olga (8 episodes, 2005)
Lucas Van den Eynde ...
 Nico Maes (6 episodes, 2005)
Stany Crets ...
 Clem De Donder (6 episodes, 2005)
Hilde Heijnen ...
 Laura Keyser (6 episodes, 2005)
Natalya Reva-Ryadinskaya ...
 Inga (6 episodes, 2005)
Sveta Abolenkina
(5 episodes, 2005)
Zorina Tanasova ...
 Irina (5 episodes, 2005)
Saar Vandendriessche ...
 Sita (5 episodes, 2005)
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A history of prostitution between east European countries.

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Just dancing, they said.

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5 January 2005 (Belgium)  »

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Matrioshki  »

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BEF 150,000,000 (estimated)
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The Belgian makers couldn't understand the language the girls were speaking, so they had to hire some translators to verify if the girls were following the script. See more »

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Followed by Matroesjka's 2 (2008) See more »

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Great plot, Great Actors, what more could you want?
21 January 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I'm currently watching this series of SBS TV in Australia. We're currently in between episodes 7 & 8.

I really cannot speak highly enough of this series. I'd give a run through of the general plot but that has already been well and truly canvassed by previous posters.

This series is streets ahead of US and most Australian dramas in the same vein. When I watch a US drama like this I find it they often come across as fake and over the top. Matroesjka's, or Russian Dolls as it is translated into English manages to maintain a high level of excitement and keep the viewers interest whilst keeping entirely realistic and believable, offering an honest portrayal of the plight of Eastern European sex slaves.

I really hope that this series is put to DVD, with English subtitles. In Australia we are lucky to have a brilliant team of subtitlers at SBS TV, it'd be nice if SBS acquired the rights to produce a DVD, wishful thinking no doubt.

If this is the standard of Belgian TV, then I'd better book myself a plane ticket.


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