The Americans

TitleThe Americans
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWeisberg, Joe, and Joel Fields
Episodes75
Running Time44 minutes
Date Released01/2013
DistributorFX Network
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish, russian
Abstract

The Americans presents a measured analysis of late Cold War international politics through its focus on marriage, family, and personal relationships. In the 1980s, Elizabeth and Philip Jennings are Soviet spies living as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C. After twenty years, she remains deeply committed to the Soviet Union while his loyalty frays under the moral weight of his actions, nuanced understanding of America, and dedication to his family. Stan Beeman, an FBI counterintelligence agent, lives next door to the Jennings. His relationships with Soviet KGB officers and pursuit of Directorate S officers comes at a cost to his family and his moral and ethical principles. 

Cast

Keri Russell

Matthew Rhys

Maximiliano Hernández

Holly Taylor

Keidrich Sellati

Noah Emmerich

Annet Mahendru

Susan Misner

Alison Wright

Lev Gorn

Costa Ronin

Richard Thomas

Dylan Baker

Brandon J. Dirden

Margo Martindale

Frank Langella

Danny Flaherty

Kelly AuCoin

Vera Cherny

Credits

Created by Joe Weisberg

Executive Producers Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Graham Yost, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Gavin O'Connor, Daniel Sackheim, Chris Long, and Stephen Schiff

Genre

Drama, Thriller

Full Text

Six seasons spanning the years 2013-2018.

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