A young nurse goes to work at a mental hospital. One of the patients is found murdered, and the resulting investigation reveals many hidden secrets.






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Series cast summary:
Tatyana Arntgolts Tatyana Arntgolts ...  Katya (2006) / ... 8 episodes, 2013
Kirill Pletnyov Kirill Pletnyov ...  Mikhail Mishin (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Vladimir Goryanskiy ...  Konstantin Atambekov (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Aleksey Grishin Aleksey Grishin ...  Yury Makarov (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Sergey Chonishvili ...  Viktor Levin (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Nastya Bunina Nastya Bunina ...  Natalya Nikolaena (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Sergey Romanyuk ...  Egor Barsukov (2006) 8 episodes, 2013
Anatoliy Borsyuk Anatoliy Borsyuk ...  Chief Editor of the Publishing House 4 episodes, 2013


Young Svetlana, just out of nursing school, begins her first job working at the Second District Neuropsychological Hospital. The hospital, which only takes up to ten patients at a time, has an unusual history. Located in the countryside in a palatial manor, surrounded by peaceful woodlands of birch and oak, where wild raspberries grow and squirrels chatter in trees, the hospital had once been the estate of the Count Makarov. In 1938, after his sixteen-year-old son suffered a psychotic breakdown, Politburo Leader Sobolev had used his influence in the Communist Party to take control of the estate, and established the hospital there as a small, elite, comfortable asylum for the mentally ill. There are not many staff members: just two psychiatrists, the likable Dr. Makarov, whom, due to his last name (just a coincidence), everyone affectionately calls "The Count", and the odd and depressed Dr. Levin, whom everyone imagines must be guilty of something, and the mute attendant Barsukov, a ... Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Fantasy | Mystery



Official Sites:

Channel 1+1 [Ukraine]


Russia | Ukraine



Release Date:

2006 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Madhouse See more »

Filming Locations:

Sokirintsy, Ukraine

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(12 episodes)


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Filmed in the manor and on the grounds of the spacious country estate of Colonel Ignat Galagan, the cossack officer who, fighting for the side of Russia during the Great Northern War, destroyed the rebellious Zaporozhye fortress on the Dnepr River in 1709. Located near the small village of Sokirintsy, about 125 miles outside of Kiev, Ukraine, the estate was given to him by Czar Peter the Great of Russia. See more »

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