Monday, October 23, 2017

RUSSIAN WEEKEND: NEW RUSSIAN EPIC TV SAGA'S 'MATA HARI' WITH RUTGER HAUER, GERARD DEPARDIEU, CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT, JOHN CORBETT, 'ROAD TO CALVARY' SET IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

  'MATA HARI' TV SERIES
AN EPIC TRUE STORY
The series was produced by Russian, Ukrane, Portugal
This one has already aired in motherland Russian earlier this year, and is currently airing over in Ukraine, but I'm guessing it has been airing around the world as well since I remember it was a huge hit among the buyers at last year's Mipcom. MATA HARI is a 12 episode period set drama with an international cast that includes Vahina Giocante, Oisin Stack, Rutger Hauer, Gerard Depardieu, John Corbett, Rade Serbedzija, Christopher Lambert, Pasha Sol, Alexey Guskov and Svetlana Hodchenkova!
Vahina Giocante plays the lead role of Mata Hari
LOVE AND SURVIVAL  
Margaret McLeod is penniless and out on the streets after her husband leaves her and gains custody of her only daughter. With no other means of making a living, she decides to become an exotic dancer. Under the stage
The series features Mata Hari's steamy choreographies!
name of MATA HARI, Margaret soon wins fame and notoriety, becoming extremely popular with the European elite. She becomes a regular guest of luxury villas and magnificent mansions, her every performance creating a real
The name Matahari means 'eye of the day' in Indonesian and Malay
sensation. But the year is 1913 and the world is on the verge of a war that will change the entire course of history. MATA HARI cannot even imagine what fateful role she is to play in these coming events.



  'ROAD TO CALVARY'
SERIES CELEBRATING 100 YEARS FROM RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
The series is an epic adaptation of Alexey Tolstoy novel
Another of the Russian television series has, meanwhile, been a hit at this year's Mipcom, which was held last year in Cannes. ROAD TO CALVARY is an epic TV series adaptation of Alexey Tolstoy's novel to be broadcast on the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
  St. Petersburg, 1914. The capital city lives as if in anxious expectation of some fatal day. Russia strives for changes. The central characters in the story are the Bulavin sisters. The young Dasha (Anna Chipovskaya) is stern and
The series is set in the six years that have changed the course of Russian history
idealistic, while the married Katya (Yulia Snigir) is careless and unhappy in her marriage. Both girls fall in love with a Decadent poet Alexey Bessonov, the
Road to Calvary follows the lives of two different sisters
master of minds, who is hopelessly disappointed in life. The love drama turns into a tragedy as World War I begins. The whole country is bestirred, a flow of fateful events carries the sisters away, separates them, destroys their families
Road to Calvary features battle scenes depicting tragedy of war
and puts them on the different sides of the barricades. The characters’ paths often cross and diverge again. But out there, at the end of this continuous walk of pain, the light of hope and of a new and never-before-seen world is shining.

10 comments:

  1. A very interesting subject, no doubt!

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    1. I bet both will air in France sometime, Phil!

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  2. If Jason throws me out, I'm screwed. I can't dance to save my soul :)

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    1. I will teach you, dahlink, I know some belly dancing... I mean, having a big belly I'm an expert...

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    2. Star uploading those dance moves to YouTube. You'll be the next internet sensation!

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    3. I could earn millions... and probably kill millions with my dancing

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  3. That's amazing that Mata Hari is based on a true story.

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    1. you haven't heard of her before???

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  4. Hi, I am an Indonesian. Just want to say. "Mata hari" with space means "eye of day", "matahari" without space is "sun". :). I ever watch a documentary about her on tv. A sad ending

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    1. yep, that is what we said in the post too.

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