Monday, April 26, 2021

WATCH THE BEAUTIES OF THE 19TH CENTURY SIBERIA IN THE GORGEOUS NEW RUSSIAN EPIC TV SERIES GLOOMY RIVER WITH ALEXANDAR GORBATOV, YULIA PERESILD!

  GLOOMY RIVER TV SERIES 
HISTORY OF LOVE, GOLD & CRIME
The latest new historical television series to arrive to us from Mother Russia this year is GLOOMY RIVER (Угрюм река) which started airing on their
The series aired in Russian back in March
national TV back in March and will continue until it airs all of its 16 episodes! I must admit that I was surprised by the trailer below, pleasantly, with its warm colours, gorgeous landscapes and beautiful costumes and cinematography. The series itself is a small screen adaptation of  legendary 1933 epic novel by Vyacheslav Shishkov, telling the story of a Siberian family, deeply involved in the Siberian gold rush! Alexandar Gorbatov (you remember him from Godunov series and Mayor Grom movie), Yulia Peresild (whom we watched as the arrogant Russian princess in Golden Horde series) and Alexandar Baluev lead the cast. The series was shot back in 2019 before the Covid
The series is the first ever small screen adaptation of the same novel
outbreak and used hundreds of costumes during the production and areal shots of the breathtaking natural beauties of Siberia. 

THE GLOOMY RIVER SERIES
is based on the novel of the same name by Vyacheslav Shishkov. It became the first full screen adaptation of this book (the Soviet television movie of 1968
Alexandar Gorbatov and Yulia Peresild lead the cast
used only some plot lines). In 1896, in the village of Medvedevo, Irkutsk province, the father and son of the Gromov family, Peter (Alexandar
Alexandar Gorbatov leads the cast as Prokhor
Baluev) and Prokhor (Alexandar Gorbatov), fall in love with Anfisa Kozyreva (Yulia Peresild), and Peter, in order to get rid of his rival, instructs
The series consists of 16 50 minute long episodes
his son to pass the hitherto impassable GLOOMY RIVER. Prokhor fulfills the assignment, but returns to his native land as a completely different person:
Large part of the series was shot in winter settings
now he intends to conquer all of Siberia. Gradually, the thirst for gold and an obsession with his own greatness lead Prokhor to collapse.

14 comments:

  1. The trailer looks really good. Is it filmed in Siberia? Really beautiful landscapes!

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    1. Yes, it is, they shot all the most beautiful nature there for the movie.

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  2. When the Siberia word brings up, cold,snow and ice words suddenly drop in the minds. But looks warm film.

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    1. They have summers too LOL very rich and abundant and green summers, but winters do last for about 8 months there.

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  3. The landscapes are really beautiful in this film. It does look worthy of a watch. Hopefully there will be subtitles though.

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    1. I'm hoping for subs, but I still haven't even found subs for Godunov and Grozniy, for example.

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  4. I agree that the scenery is beautiful. For once, I don't think the lack of sound matters with this trailer. I really like the artsy looking posters.

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