Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
Marina and Galina believe Sveta was blackmailing her last client and was murdered for it. When they set out to recover his identity, they’re led to a car compound where Galina runs into trouble. Marina catches Artyom with another woman.
Misha and Zhenya are shaken down by two men looking for the memory stick with the blackmail evidence, but Marina has it. Zhenya formulates a plan. The police get a confession for Sveta’s murder from a known serial killer, but Vera is not convinced.
Vera suspects the mattress was moved by a woman. Misha kidnaps Zhenya and uses her as leverage to force Marina’s hand. After her extortion plan goes wrong, Katya is desperate for quick money and meets with a madam. Will it be her own mother?
Four years ago, Marina and Artyom witness their friends get hit by a drunk driver. When the case is covered up from the top, Artyom takes a stand and corrupt officials make their lives a living hell. It’s the origin story of Marina’s escort business.