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The Judge

Production : ATOS-FILM, LLC
Year : 2014
Genre : CRIMINAL DRAMA
Duration : 46 min
Number of episodes : 4
Produced by : ANDREY TARTAKOV, YURY OSIPOV
Written by : VALENTIN EMELYANOV
Directed by : VIKTOR KONISEVICH
Cast : DMITRY ULYANOV; YURY BELYAEV; NINA GOGAEVA; DENIS KARASEV; EVGENY ATARIK; ARTYOM SPICHKIN; ALEXEY YANIN; ALEXANDER KRASOVSKY; MAX URALSKY; TATYANA LYANNIK; LYUBOV SELYUTINA; ALEXEY MIKHAYLOV; ANDREY TARTAKOV
Territory : Worldwide
Rights : All
Rights valid : Up to 31.01.2085
A principled and honest judge from Moscow comes on holiday with his beloved wife Nina to her native town of Gelendzhik. In the maritime town the couple is welcomed warmly by relatives and supposed to have a great time away from the drab metropolis. Nevertheless an encounter breaks all plans. During a walk they meet Zyuzya, the former admirer of Nina. For the time Nina lived in Moscow, Zyuzya from a plain hooligan of Gelendzhik turned into a bandit of the district who bears sway. After he has seen gorgeous Nina again, Zyuzya is about to conceive a passion for her but Nina stays cold to him like in their youth. However, Zyuzya takes no refusals. At the next opportunity the bandit kidnaps Nina and after she refused him again he beat and raped the woman. Having learned about everything, the judge tries to put Zyuzya behind bars. Being an honest person working all his life for the sake of law and a former policeman as well, the judge appeals to the local office of the Main internal Affairs Directorate. Later it has emerged that Zyuzya is at large despite everything and the investigator has a testimony of an old friend of the judges wife who said that Nina was under the influence of alcohol that luckless night and went to the place of the respectable man Zyuzya willingly. In this awful situation Nina is presented not as a victim but an unabashed liar who malign the famous hero of the town. It is painful for the judge to see his beloved wife fading away, enjoying life fewer and fewer and being indifferent to him and other relatives. So the judge does not give up and tries to uncover the truth but no one in the prosecution department or the investigative committee or the local administration wants to talk to him and in addition the only witness who could shed light on the issue, Ninas friend, left the town. When the judge understands that no help is within reach in the town, he suddenly finds support of his wifes uncle, the retired Major Baryshev, the only person in the town who is ready to rebuke the self-declared king of the criminal world of Gelendzhik. The heroes understand that lawful methods have no effect and start their own investigation using methods which they would not bring themselves to before. To find other ways of revenge the judge remembers one of his cases when a grief-stricken father took the law into his own hands trying to save honour of his daughter raped by a former criminal