Two Legends (Dve legendy, 2014)
Director: Vyacheslav Kirillov
If you thought teaching was boring, this will change your mind forever! He teaches mathematics, she teaches biology. He's an ostracized nerd, she’s everybody's dream. However, they also have plenty in common: they speak several languages, know how to use the latest technology and have overwhelming fighting skills. To save lives, these unusual super spies will need to become a team… Together they will become Two Legends!
Directed by Vyacheslav Kirillov, Two Legends is an action-filled crime drama about two Russian secret agents who pose as teachers in their day-to-day lives. When teaching classes, their lives seem unexciting, but as soon as they leave the classroom, a new personality possesses them, making this couple the best-ever Russian spies on TV!
With outstanding performances by Artem Krylov and Ana Popova, the two spies of this four-part mini-series promise to thrill you to the end, as its plot develops to reveal one of the most tangled terrorist organizations in Russia. Considered by the Russian press as one of greatest television productions of 2014 in the country, Two Legends became an instant primetime success in Russia.
In this production filmed in Moscow and Riga, the two protagonists dedicate their lives to facing down a complex organization that has been sowing fear in Russians’ lives. As in any big spy action series, Two Legends not only presents the complex, tumultuous cases that keep these “teachers” working around the clock using cutting-edge anti-crime technology, but digs deeper, exploring the characters’ relationships and psychology – all with a bit of Russian black humor.
Enjoy a series that proves that teachers’ lives aren’t boring at all - come live all the excitement of your favorite mathematics and biology teachers!
Episode 1 – Double Standard
International terrorist Omar Ghalib is preparing to attack a European city. Financial swindler Matjaz Lanz makes a multimillion-dollar deal on the black market. Our heroes, two super-spy Russian intelligence agents, work under cover to stop those criminal plans. At first, they are acting alone, but suddenly their paths intersect and they start fighting crime together.
Episode 2 – Full Reset
A criminal hacks a closed network and steals confidential files, which can cause damage to national security. He expects to earn on the sale of information, and intermediaries look for a bargain. Maxim (Artem Krylov) and Anna (Ana Popova) must prevent the leakage of information.
Episode 3 – On The Trail Of A Ghost
A professional killer known as "The Ghost" is preparing an attack during a meeting between the Russian Foreign Minister and the US Secretary of State. His hiring forces are interested in the deterioration of relations between the two countries. The criminal has everything calculated and success is guaranteed. But Max (Artem Krylov) and Anna (Ana Popova), the best spies in Europe, enter the scene in the most unnerving perfect plan to tackle The Ghost.
Episode 4 – Shot From the Past
Russian scientist makes a sensational discovery in the field of biotechnology. During its development a real hunt begins - unknown persons attack the lab. The result is a fierce slaughter that killed everyone, including scientists. All progress and discoveries disappear. Anna (Ana Popova) is the prime suspect. Maxim (Artem Krylov) is charge to expose her as his partner.