Red Widow, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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Marta Walraven seems to have an idyllic life. A stay-at-home mom in tony Marin County, just north of San Francisco, she is devoted to her three children and her husband. Behind this perfect façade, however, is a more complicated story: Evan, Marta’s husband, supports the family by exporting marijuana. Marta is familiar with the world of organized crime: her father, Andrei Petrov, and his loyal bodyguard, Luther, are Bratva – Russian gangsters – in San Francisco. It’s a world from which she and her sister Kat always wanted to escape, though they never quite did. But when Evan is brutally murdered in their driveway, everything changes. Marta’s first concern is to protect her children – and yet when FBI Agent James Ramos promises Marta justice in exchange for her cooperation, she cannot go against the Bratva code. She refuses his help. Slowly, the truth about her husband’s murder begins to emerge: Evan’s business partners – Marta’s scheming brother, Irwin Petrov, and their best friend, the hapless Mike Tomlin – were involved in the theft of millions of dollars of cocaine from the formidable international crime boss, Nicholae Schiller. Evan paid with his life, but as far as Schiller is concerned, his debt is not clear. It falls to Marta, as Evan’s widow, to navigate the criminal underworld in order to repay this debt – in whatever way Schiller sees fit. Hounded by the FBI on the one hand and by Schiller on the other, while also trying to raise three grieving kids on her own, Marta discovers a tenacity she never knew she had. As she hunts for the truth about her husband’s death and struggles to keep her children safe, she’ll rely on her resourcefulness, determination and her Bratva DNA like never before. But just how far is Marta willing to go in order to beat her adversaries at their own deadly game? Red Widow stars Radha Mitchell as Marta Walraven, Sterling Beaumon as Gabriel Walraven, Clifton Collins Jr. as FBI Agent James Ramos, Luke Goss as Luther, Suleka Mathew as Dina Tomlin, Erin Moriarty as Natalie Walraven, Jaime Ray Newman as Kat Castillo, Jakob Salvati as Boris Walraven, Lee Tergesen as Mike Tomlin, Wil Traval as Irwin Petrov, with Rade Serbedzija as Andrei Petrov and Goran Visnjic as Nicholae Schiller. Based on the Dutch series Penoza, Red Widow is executive-produced and written by Melissa Rosenberg (Dexter, “Twilight Saga” films), and executive-produced by Howard Klein (The Office, Parks & Recreation) and Alon Aranya.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilot||Marta has tried to stay out of her father's world of organized crime, but everything changes after her loving husband is brutally murdered.||43:14||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Contact||In order to absolve a debt, international crime boss Nicholae Schiller tells Marta she must import a shipment of drugs.||43:14||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Consignment||Crucial details of Marta's illegal drug shipment change at the last minute; Boris remembers a disturbing detail of his father's murder.||42:47||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Escape||Marta's plans to flee the country with her children are derailed when Irwin is released from prison early; Mike stages a robbery of his own house in hope of paying off his debts.||43:00||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Recorder||Marta wears a wire to a meeting with Schiller in hope of building a case against him; Marta starts working with an influential woman with whom Schiller has a long history.||43:15||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Captive||Marta fears the worst when Natalie goes missing, and turns to Schiller for help; Irwin tries to comfort Andrei's girlfriend.||43:14||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Coke||Marta learns new information about Natalie's kidnapper and her husband's murder; Gabriel decides to deal with a dangerous problem himself; Kat and Ramos restart their relationship.||43:14||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Hit||Convinced that Schiller murdered her husband, Marta asks for help with a revenge plot; Irwin wants to make up for the damage he has done.||43:13||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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