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In order to fulfill his father's last will, the Cossack Aljoha goes abroad to worship the Virgin Mary. The road takes him through the Ottoman Empire, where he is captured and becomes the janissary Ali. However, nothing can stop a free Cossack. Aljoha does not lose hope that he will regain his freedom, fulfill his father's will, meet love and return to his homeland.

Series Cast

  1. Ilya Malakov as Alekha

    Ilya Malakov


    12 Episodes

  2. Ivan Bosiljčić as Sultan Mekhmed

    Ivan Bosiljčić

    Sultan Mekhmed

    12 Episodes

  3. Vitaly Kishchenko as Danila Islenyev

    Vitaly Kishchenko

    Danila Islenyev

    12 Episodes

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Season 1

2022 | 12 Episodes

Season 1 of The Prisoner premiered on February 28, 2022.

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The Prisoner
The Prisoner


Original Name Янычар

Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Russian


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