Sleepers is the intense thriller based on the unusual paintings of famous artists and the legends that surround them. Set in the high-stakes world of international art dealing, a gripping drama unfolds when real life begins to embody art. 200 years after an admired artist learns to lock souls into paintings, those who uncover the truth behind his rare pieces become entangled in a web of murder, intrigue, and deceit.
From the art collector whose hunt for the paintings turns into a deadly obsession to the photographer whose quest for a lost love leads him down a dangerous path, no one is safe from the mystery of the portraits. And when these events come under investigation, will the darkness behind the paintings finally be revealed?
Selected for The Wit "Fresh TV - Fiction" MIPCOM 2017
Genre: Crime Thriller
Episodes: 18 x 60 mins
Broadcaster: NTV, Russia
Production: Legio Felix
NTV 18 x 60 mins, 2 seasons (Russian)