Mumbai: India’s leading independent content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures has closed another deal with Ukraine’s largest media holding company, Media Group Ukraine (MGU).
Continuing to strengthen the company’s collaboration with MGU and its international drama portfolio, GoQuest Media Ventures has acquired distribution rights for the new gripping detective series Markuss (8 x 60’). Co-produced by TV Channel “Ukraine”, an affiliated company of MGU and Latvian media company Helio Media, the TV seriesis the first ever Ukrainian/Latvian co-production.Written by Lera Kolegayeva and Volodymyr Skyba, Markussis directed by Anton Azarov and based on an original idea by Igor Volkov.
Markuss unravels the tragic life story of lonely English teacher Polina Klochko when her son Mark is kidnapped from kindergarten. In an intriguing twist in the tale, five years later, she accidentally spots Mark in the crowd of a newscast. Polina resumes the search for her son with the help of ex-police officer Denis Denisov. Whilst investigating the boy’s disappearance they discover a dangerous gang that kidnaps and sells children to adoptive parents abroad. Denisov soon faces a bigger challenge and a terrible dilemma: how can he help the woman he loves to reunite with her son if life of his only daughter is at stake?
Commenting on the agreement, Jimmy George, Vice President Sales & Acquisitions at GoQuest Media said, “We look forward to continuing our special relationship with Media Group Ukraine who has given us another engrossing drama to add to our expanding catalogue. The story of Markuss is thrilling and dramatic and we believe that the series will appeal to a worldwide audience with its captivating and powerful story arch”.