Cherkizona. One-off People (aka The Market)

After a tragic death of his wife, Sergey Vinogradov (Dmitry Miller), a surgeon from a provincial town, has no one closer than Dasha, 10, a daughter of a passed away woman. The girl herself treat him as her father. Sergey secretly quits his job at a hospital, sells an apartment and goes with Dasha to Moscow in spite of her granddad’s will. They both find themselves at Cherkizon, full of hope, but the girl disappears with no traces left.


Sergey cannot address the police because he is blamed for Dasha’s kidnapping. He has to initiate his own search. But the giant market is a separate state with its own rules and laws, and it’salmost impossible to gain the truth.


Sergey’s investigation takes him to a market cathouse, a local casino and a slave market… He will need his all will not to become one of those one-off people whom Cherkizon beats…


Directed by: Aleksey Girba, Vadim Dantsiger, Dmitry Petrun, Sergey Korotaev, Sergey Krasnov


Written by: Asya Kareva, Tatiana Kabzistaya, Sergey Beloshnikov, Dmitry Terekhov, Dmitry Kurilov, Igor Masloboinikov, Aleksey Gladkov, Andrey Shaliopa, Roman Kolomytsev, Igor Tkachenko


Director of photography: Yuri Shchirenko, Maxim Mosin


Music by: Denis Novikov, Andrey Feofanov


Production designer: Alim Matveichuk


Produced by: Aleksandr Rodnyansky, Yuri Sapronov, Andrey Smirnov, Dmitry Meskhiev


A Russian World Studios Production, commissioned by REN


Year: 2010


Episodes: 60


Cast: Dmitry Miller, Anastasia Makeeva, Konstantin Soloviev, Valery Afanasiev, Aleksandr Pashkov, Mikhail Safronov (II), Anatoly Dzivaev, Timur Korotkov, Victoria Verberg, Ekaterina Amanova, Pavel Chinarev, Yuri Kuznetsov, Aleksey Sheinin, Anatoly Gushchin, Olga Chudakova, Irina Vilkova-Pervomay, Larisa Shatilo, Nikolay Sirin, Anastasia Klyueva   


Genre: drama, criminal