Also with José Garcia and Ana Girardot.
After the development of Mixed, its first series of French origin, Amazon Prime Video announces the release of its new French program Totems.
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Carried by a quartet composed of Niels Schneider, Lambert Wilson, Jose Garcia and Ana Girardot, Totems is a spy series set in 1965, during the Cold War. Schneider camps there Francis Mareuil, a French scientist, starting to work as a spy when the space conquest is at its peak between the powers of the West and the USSR. During his collaboration with the French secret services and the CIA, Mareuil meets Lyudmila Goloubeva, a pianist forced to work for the KGB. A romance is forged between the two spies, but how do you know if it’s sincere feelings or political shenanigans? A first trailer illustrates the dilemmas to come:
announced for February 18 on the platform, Amazon Prime Video subscribers will be able to discover the first three episodes of Totems, before following its progress with one episode per week (every Friday) until March 11.
They will be able to find the four main actors in the casting, as well as Vera Kolesnikova, Aleksei Guskov, Mikhail Gorevoy and Surho Sugaipov.
The series is created and written by Olivier Dujols and Juliet Soubrier with Francois Uzan, Thibault Valetoux, Julien Anscutter, and Sabine Dabadie. It is made by Jerome Salle, Antoine Blossier and Frederic Garden.