XVI century Russia. The mysterious death of the rightful heir ends the rule of the ancient dynasty and leads to cruel power struggle. It’s Boris Godunov who wins and becomes the new Russian tsar. The mysteries of Godunov’s rise to power, deceitful conspiracies of the noblemen, a false pretender to the throne, destruction of the whole Godunovs family - all unveiled in this major saga about the destiny of the most ambiguous tsar in Russian history. PÖFF is screening first episode of the second season.