“Zulaikha open eyes”Photo: Maxim Bogodvid / RIA Novosti
Most popular in Russia for the first half of 2020 was the TV series “zulaikha opens his eyes” based on the novel Guzel Agenoy. This is evidenced by the statistics service Movie Mail.ru based on page views and number of ratings submitted by users, according to RIA Novosti.
In the top five audience favorite projects included the “Trigger” with the actor Maxim Matveev in the title role, the second season of the drama series Paolo Sorrentino “New Dad” about the inner life of the Vatican, the tape “Magomayev” about a famous Soviet artist and work “Call center,” directed by Natasha Merkulova and Alexey Chupov.
At the top of the ranking was also a crime Comedy, “Peace. Friendship! Gum!”, sci-Fi series-Western “World wild West” mini-series “the Stranger”, based on the novel by writer Stephen king and the TV series “the Patriot” and “the Seeker.”
Among the popular Western TV series came as “Killing eve” and “Billions”.
The series premiere of “zulaikha opens the eyes” took place in April and was accompanied by a string of scandals. On his creators when he fought the Russian Communists and Tatar nationalists. Who played a major role the actress Chulpan Khamatova said that after the premiere she began to curse from the radical part of Tatar society, as well as allegations of desecration of historical truth.
The action series is set in the 1930s. The main character, a Tatar peasant, the red guards killed her husband, and her exiled to Siberia.
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