Mumbai: Strengthening the company’s scripted portfolio, independent content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures has acquired two new gripping crime dramas for worldwide distribution.
The deal sees GoQuest Media Venturesacquire the Russian dramas, Paper Pusher (16 x 48’) and The Policeman’s Wife (16 x 48’), produced by Russia’s largest private broadcasting company NTV.
Paper Pusher follows Detective Andrey Vershinina typical pen pusher, a police archives dweller who doesn’t know how to fight or use fire weapons. His strengths are a penetrating mind, powers of observation and attention to detail. Transferred to a troublesome border town, he has to prove that he’s no pushover. Will he succeed or die trying?
The Policeman’s Wife is a provocative police drama where a perfect wife discovers that her husband is a dirty cop. At the heart of this controversial series is a seemingly frail woman Lera, who has to man up to protect her family and her police officer husband Victor, who is strong on the surface, yet rotten inside.
Commenting on the acquisitions Jimmy George, Vice President Sales & Acquisitions at GoQuest Media said, “Everyone loves a crime drama. Paper Pusher and The Policeman’s Wife are two great series, which we expect to see high demand for. Dramas out of Eastern Europe and Russia have started to gain traction and we are delighted to include them to our catalogue”.