Saint-Petersburg of the late 1800s is totally infatuated with the occult and the esoterics. British medium Olivia Reed arrives in the capital of the Russian Empire and attracts crowds with her public seances. Meanwhile the city witnesses a series of mystic ritual killings. Young girls are kidnapped from the streets and their mutilated bodies are found later in different parts of the city. Young police officer Rostov is investigating the murders together with his assistant Ganin. With each new victim the case becomes even more complicated.
“He” was an absolute duplicate in every way — his gestures, body language and jokes were so real, no one suspected the change. Bogdanov looked at the screen as if it was a mirror. His double took over his TV-show, holds meetings with his fans, lives with his girlfriends & his wife, and has drinks with his best friends. He even fools most of his family. Bogdanov’s life and identity are erased in an instant. Popular, successful, cynical writer Bogdanov loses everything he worked for over the years, building career & a winning life.