Gogol. The Beginning

Premiere date: August 2017

Length: 400 mins (8 episodes)

Genre: adventure, thriller, detective

Directed by: Egor Baranov

Starring: Alexander Petrov, Oleg Menshikov, Taisiya Vilkova, Artem Tkachenko, Julia Frants, Evgeniy Stychkin, Yan Tsapnik

Alternative biography of the legendary Russian writer Nikolay Gogol. The young Nikolay comes to the southern lands of the Russian Empire where he is solving the mysterious murders of young peasant girls. He is facing such paranormal beings as ghosts, demons, mermaids and, most importantly, the devil himself.