An Ordinary Woman

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  • TV-MA
  • 2018
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.3  (882)

An Ordinary Woman is a Russian drama television series which premiered on 9th November 2018, and aired its final episode on 7th May 2021. The series was created by Anna Mikhalkova, who also played the lead role. Evgeniy Grishkovets also stars in the series. The series is set in Moscow and follows the life of a housewife, Marina, who seems to have an ordinary life. However, her life takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a talent for self-defense, which ultimately leads her to become a hitwoman.

The show is divided into three seasons, with the first season comprising of eight episodes, while the second and third season each contains twelve episodes. The show's storyline is developed in a way that each episode reveals more about Marina's life, her background, and how she got to where she is now.

Marina is portrayed as a typical housewife, with a husband, two children, and a daily routine that involves typical household chores such as cooking, cleaning, and making sure her husband and children are well taken care of. Everything changes when Marina is attacked one day, and she instinctively defends herself. This incident awakens a new side to Marina, and she starts to train more aggressively to protect and defend herself. Marina meets Anton (played by Evgeniy Grishkovets), a martial arts instructor, who becomes fascinated with her abilities and offers to help her develop them even further.

As the series progresses, Marina starts to use her newfound talent to take care of people's problems, which soon lead her into the life of organized crime. Marina becomes a hitwoman and is soon involved in all kinds of dangerous situations. Despite the danger that comes with her new career choice, Marina enjoys the thrill of it all and the feeling of being in control of her own life.

An Ordinary Woman explores themes such as power, control, and how far one is willing to go to protect themselves and their loved ones. It portrays the story of a woman who is tired of living an ordinary life and is ready to take control of her own destiny. The series is a fascinating look into the criminal underworld of Moscow and the people who are involved in it.

The series has received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. It has been praised for its strong and complex female lead, as well as its unique take on the crime drama genre. The show deals with complex themes and ideas, and it is often compared to shows like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos.

In conclusion, An Ordinary Woman is a gripping and unique television series that explores the life of a woman who is tired of living an ordinary life and decides to take control of her own destiny. The show offers a fascinating look into the criminal underworld of Moscow and the people who are involved in it. With strong performances from the lead actors, Anna Mikhalkova and Evgeniy Grishkovets, and excellent writing and direction, this show is definitely worth a watch.

An Ordinary Woman is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on October 29, 2018.

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Episode 8
8. Episode 8
December 17, 2020
Vera finally comes face to face with her sister's killer. Marina devises one more plan to get her and her family out of danger once and for all. First she must track down a gun. Will the final showdown between all rival parties end in bloodshed?
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
December 17, 2020
After learning about Liza's betrayal, Marina is back at square one and her family is forced to go into hiding. When Vera and Max witness the web of danger Marina is caught in, they aim higher in their investigation.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 17, 2020
Marina learns that Nika is pregnant. When she tries to close the flower shop, she finds herself in the midst of a drug-smuggling operation. Vera and Max make a breakthrough discovery, and so does Ivan. All roads lead to Marina.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
December 17, 2020
Marina contemplates turning herself in to the authorities, but her mother-in-law comes up with a solution of her own. After getting their help again, Marina offers Galina and Lina a new deal. Vera gains crucial new information from Zhenya.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
December 17, 2020
Nastya and Zhenya must get creative to seduce a client for Marina's plan, but things get even more complicated when the car-sharing vehicle carrying the body breaks down. Katya discovers that Nika is pregnant with her father's child.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
December 17, 2020
Marina implements the plan to frame a client, but procuring a dead body proves tricky, especially when Galina gets drunk and mixes up an important detail. With a positive ID on Sveta, Vera's investigation closes in on Marina's operation.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
December 17, 2020
Vera resumes the investigation on Sveta when her video with the banker goes viral. Artem insists on being the fall guy, but Marina outmaneuvers him. Liza wants in on the escort business but she and Galina must complete a mission for Marina first.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
December 17, 2020
Marina gives birth to a premature, but healthy baby boy. When she is cornered by Artem, Marina tells him everything about her deal and he offers to take the fall for her. Katya falls prey to the drug dealer she double-crossed.
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An Ordinary Woman is available for streaming on the Topic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch An Ordinary Woman on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    October 29, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (882)