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Trotsky 

Trotskiy (original title)
In May 1940, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a detachment of Mexican Communists dressed as policemen attack the house of the former leader of the Russian revolution, Leon Trotsky. By an ... See full summary »
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Konstantin Khabenskiy ...  Lev Davydovich Trotsky 8 episodes, 2017
Mikhail Porechenkov ...  Alexander Parvus 8 episodes, 2017
Maksim Matveev ...  Frenk Dzhekson (Ramon Merkader) 8 episodes, 2017
Evgeniy Stychkin ...  Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 8 episodes, 2017
Orkhan Abulov Orkhan Abulov ...  Iosif Stalin 8 episodes, 2017
Sergey Bezrukov ...  Vladimir Skalon 8 episodes, 2017
Sergey Garmash ...  Nikolay Trotsky 8 episodes, 2017
Vladimir Matveev Vladimir Matveev ...  Sergey Nikolaevich Prokopovich 8 episodes, 2017
Vilma Kutaviciute ...  Silvia 8 episodes, 2017
Aleksandr Bargman Aleksandr Bargman ...  Diego Rivera 8 episodes, 2017
Artyom Bystrov ...  Nikolay Markin 8 episodes, 2017
Igor Chernevich 8 episodes, 2017
Anton Khabarov ...  Aleksey Mikhaylovich Schastnyy 8 episodes, 2017
Boris Khasanov Boris Khasanov ...  Lev Kamenev 8 episodes, 2017
Vitaliy Kovalenko Vitaliy Kovalenko 8 episodes, 2017
Aleksandra Mareeva Aleksandra Mareeva ...  Aleksandra Sokolovskaya 8 episodes, 2017
Anastasiya Meskova ...  Larisa Reysner 8 episodes, 2017
Andrius Paulavicius ...  Herr Kobert 8 episodes, 2017
Viktoriya Poltorak Viktoriya Poltorak ...  Frida Kalo 8 episodes, 2017
Denis Pyanov Denis Pyanov ...  Grigoriy Zinoviev 8 episodes, 2017
Aleksandra Remizova Aleksandra Remizova ...  Nadezhda Krupskaya 8 episodes, 2017
Denis Sinyavskiy Denis Sinyavskiy ...  Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerenskiy 8 episodes, 2017
Mariya Skuratova Mariya Skuratova ...  Nina Bronshteyn 8 episodes, 2017
Olga Sutulova ...  Natalya Sedova 8 episodes, 2017
Dmitriy Vorobyov Dmitriy Vorobyov ...  Georgiy Plekhanov 8 episodes, 2017
Sergey Sosnovskiy ...  David Bronshteyn 5 episodes, 2017
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In May 1940, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a detachment of Mexican Communists dressed as policemen attack the house of the former leader of the Russian revolution, Leon Trotsky. By an incredible coincidence, Trotsky and his wife survive. Having lost during the eleven years of expulsion almost all close ones and relatives, Trotsky understands: his eternal enemy, Stalin, will continue to pursue him until the end of his days. He decides to leave a political testament, for the first time to tell in full and sincerely how a man from an oppressed minority managed to become a prophet of a new world and overthrow an empire.

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According to Elena Afanasieva, Director of Creative Channel Planning Directorate of the Channel 1, less than a year passed since the idea of the series was introduced and until the end of the shooting. Subsequently, Konstantin Ernst confirmed this, saying that another TV series about the revolution that the channel planned to implement was shelved, as a result which he had to urgently appeal to Aleksandr Tsekalo with a proposal to shoot a series about Trotsky. See more »

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Dramatic lesson for us all
2 January 2019 | by mdimockSee all my reviews

We live in a time of turmoil that could become more violent and destructive if we fail to learn from human history. This dramatized and often inaccurate version of historical events surrounding the Russian Revolution drives an important point home: violent revolutions are extremely destructive and risky. They unleash the darkest drives within people and allow sociopaths to take the reigns. The production (including the script, dialogue, acting, effects, sets, titles with historical detail on characters) is excellent. I was pulled in by the drama and was not let down. As a student of history who studied the Russian Revolution in grad school, I was aware of important distortions, but dramatic films are statements, not histories. This statement is well made. I am intrigued by the potential impact in Russian society today, where a dictator is willing to lie and kill to maintain power. Is this a statement about Russia today? Is it a statement to the world as the nativist, repressive and violent tendencies of governments are on the rise? Is it about the Russian past, an effort to remind the Russian people about what went down and what might happen again? Perhaps it is all these things. No matter it is a well done series, well worth watching.


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6 November 2017 (Russia) See more »

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