It’s 1989. The Soviet Empire is crumbling. After 12 years of exile in London, Marie and Viktor are returning to Prague. They believe that the change in the air will soon reach there as well. But instead, Viktor disappears without a trace…
People from the past inexplicably start appearing in the ocean. Some years later, detective Lars Haaland is teamed up with Alfhildr Enginnsdottir, the first police officer with Viking origin, to solve a mysterious murder case in Oslo. Director: Jens Lien.
Gösta is a 28-year old child psychologist who gets his first job in a small rural town. He moves from Stockholm and rents a cottage in the middle of the woods. Gösta wants to be the kindest person in the world and help everyone he meets. Sometimes it goes well, sometimes not…
Epic five-part HBO miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
This tense psychological drama follows a young woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity.
The pier follows high-profile architect Alexandra who, though already shattered by the suicide of her husband Oscar, is even more devastated when she finds out he had been leading a double life with another woman, Veronica, and their child.
Less than ten weeks remain before the general election when Annika Nilsson, a local politician in Uddevalla, is murdered on her way home from a town rally. What appears to be a simple issue – violence towards elected politicians – is complicated by her party affiliation and as the far-right political party Trygghetspartiet and the government see the murder as an opportunity to win more votes, her two grown-up children Sebbe and Sofia are caught between conflicting forces trying to use them. A topical thriller about the rising tensions in modern Sweden.
Aksel, a successful businessman, returns to his Norwegian hometown 20 years after having been acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart Karine. But the reception from family and old friends is anything but cordial. At the same time, the future is at stake for the small fjord village’s largest business, which is owned by Karine’s mother.
A meteorite races towards Europe. The final 8 DAYS on Earth as we know it – told through the eyes of a normal family.
Success follows the intertwining stories of four strangers, each in some way ground down by the everyday battle of life in the city, who are bound together irrevocably by a violent event. As the consequences of their actions start to infiltrate every aspect of their lives, these ordinary people, from diverse backgrounds, decide to fight back.
A riveting story of love and revenge, set in the beautiful countryside of Fermanagh, Ireland in 1885. A world of spies, deception and betrayal, with simmering tensions of class, politics and religion that threaten to tear the country apart.
When her daughter Julie disappears in Paris’ underground tunnels, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her. With the help of Julie’s police partner, she investigates the mysteries of Julie’s past and the horrors of the city’s underbelly.
“Baron Noir” tells the political and judicial battles of Philippe Rickwaert, who is both a mayor in the North of France and a member of the French Parliament. Between the two rounds of the presidential election, Rickwaert’s future collapses when his mentor, the candidate for the main left-wing party, sacrificies him in order to save his campaign.
When a hack is unleashed on a German bank, cyber-crimes investigator Lisa Metz gets sent to Timisoara, a city in Romania, where the hack seems to have originated. Lisa is a German from the original German community in Romania, though she’s lived in Germany for most of her life. This journey will have her come to grips with her family’s murky past, as well as the culture clash she’s reminded of every step of the way.
Sally is about to marry David, her nebbish boyfriend of ten years, when she encounters the charismatic Emma. The two fall into a romantic relationship, but what starts out as an exciting and sexy fling takes an unexpected turn when Emma reveals herself to be a nightmare. The story of a love affair that quickly spirals out of control.
An eight-episode story charting seven day’s from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organised life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.
When the most important friend in her life seems to disappear without trace, Elena Greco, an elderly woman living in a house crammed with books, switches on her PC and starts writing her own story, and that of Lila. She tells the tale of their friendship, which started at school in the 1950s.
An all-new dramatic series based on the crime novels by J.K. Rowling (under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) that follows weathered war-veteran-turned-private detective Cormoran Strike and his resourceful assistant, Robin Ellacott.
Beginning in 1979 in Palermo, the story unfolds through the eyes of one young boy, Salvatore, and his family. As Salvatore falls in love with new girl at school Alice and competes for her affection with best friend Fofo, his father Lorenzo tries to stay true his principles in a city where the Mafia code prevails. But the more he resists the inevitable pull of the Mafia, the more he has to compromise.
Patrick Melrose follows the story of Patrick, a troubled member of the English upper class, from his childhood in the South of France, to his adult life in New York and London. Abused by his father as a child, Patrick suffers psychological trauma, and battles with heroin addiction.
Bad Banks takes a fascinating look behind the scenes of the world of high finance. It is an adrenaline-driven game of power and manipulation, of economic interests and political common sense, of personal ambitions and shifting loyalties. To survive in this game of power, you have to surpass yourself and be willing to overstep boundaries.
While investigating what appears to be the routine death of a computer hacker in London, partners and enemies, Charlie Hicks and Elaine Renko, inadvertently stumble upon proof that the world is facing certain destruction – in only five years. This is a terrifying reality that the secret state is urgently attempting to suppress. As Hicks and Renko find themselves pursued by ruthless Security Service operatives, who are willing to kill them in order to keep them silent, they must use all their ingenuity to protect themselves and those that they love.
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
Britannia begins in 43AD as the Roman Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia – a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the mysterious forces of the Underworld. Arch Celtic rivals Kerra and Antedia must face the Roman invasion led by the towering figure of Aulus Plautius as it cuts a swathe through the Celtic Resistance.
Relu is a family man. He has a wife, two children and he leads a double life. Seen through the eyes of his family, Relu Oncescu seems to be an ordinary taxi driver. No one suspects that Relu works as a collector for Capitanu, a local mobster. Neither of the worlds he is living in knows about the other. Relu manages to keep everything under control, but not for long. With each passing day the secrets become more and more overwhelming and the lies start coming to light one by one.
The Pack is a story about border guards in the Bieszczady but also about a place which determines specific attitudes and behaviours. The story starts with a bomb attack which kills officers from a Border Guard unit deployed in the Bieszczady Mountains. Only one of them survives. Captain Rebrow (Leszek Lichota) loses his friends and his beloved Ewa in the attack. Feeling confused, he tries to get at the bottom of the assault and find out who is the mastermind behind the bombing. His commanders are also determined to reveal the truth. The official investigation is led by the prosecutor’s office.
Rome, 30 April 1993. A crowd throws coins at Italian politician Bettino Craxi – as if the Civil War has begun. Be quick if you want a place in the new system. Now, it´s every man for himself.
Leo dreams of political adventures, building a new movement. But before, he must face a murder sentence, deal with the remains of his reputation and resist the temptations of the past.
A working class hero turned politician, Pietro is about to lose everything that gave meaning to his life; but like a numbing chill, it dawns on him that he really does enjoy the merciless game of politics.
TV starlet Veronica seems to have everything she wanted, but was it worth it?
On the other hand, special investigator Luca doesn’t want power, he’s fighting it. His health is deteriorating and his love life confuses him.
1993, the follow-up to 1992, is the last chance to set up the Second Republic. Everyone fights their own battles.
Guerrilla tells the story of two politically engaged and idealistic young lovers, who set out to fight against the injustice and deep-rooted prejudice that they face on a daily basis in 1970s London. Marcus and Jas are passionate Black Power freedom fighters, whose fervour for each other is matched by their desire for social revolution.
Spy drama set at the CIA in modern-day Berlin, where a new case officer is on a mission to uncover the source of a leak supplying information to a whistleblower. Faced with deception, danger and moral compromises he dives deeper into the German capital’s hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy leading back to Washington.
Childhood soulmates, Georgia and Holly, are only a few weeks into the so-called best years of their lives at university in Edinburgh, when Georgia gets drawn into an elite clique of alpha girls, led by lecturer Jude Monroe. Jude’s brand of feminism is alluring, just like the circle of bright students she surrounds herself with.
Georgia’s effortless entry into the clique leaves Holly out in the cold. But Holly’s jealousy soon escalates to panic as Georgia begins acting erratically. Alarmed by this transformation in her best friend, Holly is compelled to follow her into Jude’s closely-guarded circle.
What she discovers is a seductive world of lavish parties, populated by Edinburgh’s highestpowered business men and women. But it’s a world underpinned by sordid compromise, and as Holly exposes its deeply corrupt core, the danger mounts from all angles, for her and Georgia. Can Holly reclaim her soulmate? And at what cost to herself?
Liar tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Nielson and Andrew Earlham forever.
Laura is a smart and dedicated teacher, not long out of a relationship and unsure about getting back on the dating scene. Andrew is a renowned surgeon whose son is a pupil at Laura’s school. An initial attraction leads to a date, but neither fully realises the far-reaching consequences that their meeting will have on each other or their families. Truth and consequences go hand in hand in a tense and gripping thriller that examines both sides of a relationship and both sides of the truth. Are there really two sides to every story?
A serial killer thriller told in reverse, RELLIK gradually unravels the truth behind a string of gruesome murders. Damaged and charismatic detective, DCI Gabriel Markham, is on an obsessive hunt for a brutal killer. As his personal and professional lives unfurl, RELLIK explores how our pasts make us who we are.
Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the
ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s
shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a
poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must
navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.
The mini series Valea Muta (Silent Valley) explores the relationship between two teenagers who are going back and forth between friendship and mutual attraction while they are trapped in a series of events that put them in danger: they witness multiple killings committed in a forest near Brasov.
Mamon is a fictional series set in current-day Czech Republic but has its roots in the 1990s.
The story is an accurate portrayal of real 1990´s practices: the privatization of state companies, embezzlement and corruption at the public prosecutor´s office. The main character of the story is a journalist working on an important investigation of a major state entity. During a background check for the story he stumbles across controversial information regarding his own brother, who seems to be involved in a related scandal. The series follows several story lines, majoring on the work of the investigative journalist and his relationship with his own family, the investigation into a state-owned company, the part played by the police in the matter and the questionable practices operating in the public prosecution office. There is also another connection between the main character and the investigation, a religious motif, which is an integral part of the whole story.
The Pact is a six-episode thriller series, set in the reality of modern Poland. The main character is Piotr, (Marcin Dorociński), a celebrated investigative journalist whom we first meet during a media frenzy arising from his latest investigative article.
The Miklósi family have a life anyone would envy. The father, Attila, is a prosperous entrepreneur; the mother, Janka, does voluntary work at a charity for the homeless. Mira, their daughter, is top of her class and even the rebellious black sheep, Márk, is talented and is planning a career as a rapper. Their easy living, however, is just an illusion and when the father resolves to turn over a new leaf, their idyll is shattered. We soon see that each of the family members has different ideas about how they want to get on in life.
A mother vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also end up missing. As police search for clues over three gut-wrenching months, the woman’s husband and family learn that nobody’s quite what they seem.
With its cobbled streets and ancient abbey, the town of Pagford, England appears perfectly idyllic, but behind its pretty façade lies a town at war. Based on the 2012 bestseller by renowned author J.K. Rowling (the Harry Potter series), The Casual Vacancy is a decidedly adult drama that brings to life the dramatic conflicts between rich and poor, parents and children, wives and husbands, teachers and pupils. On the verge of a nearly split vote over the future of Sweetlove House, a community center and Pagford institution, the sudden and unexpected death of a beloved Parish councilmember, Barry Fairbrother, creates a power vacuum that consumes the town and acts as a catalyst for a battle between its residents. As neighbors hastily choose sides, the race gets deeply personal when those standing for election find their darkest secrets revealed online by an unknown blogger, provoking outrage and controversy. A tale of class conflict and political upheaval, The Casual Vacancy is a fusion of comedy and tragedy that probes the effects of mortality and the depths of morality.
This is the inside story of the Camorra, the fierce Neapolitan crime organization, told through the eyes of 30-year-old Ciro, the right hand of the clan’s godfather, Pietro Savastano. Ciro knows better than anyone what it means to be a loyal clan member. But when clan leader Pietro decides to sacrifice the lives of many of his own only to make a bloody statement to rival clan boss, something dies in Ciro – for one of the many victims of the forced bloodshed is his foster father, himself an ever-loyal clan member. Still, when Pietro is sidelined by a long jail sentence, Ciro’s own code of honor forces him to obey Pietro’s orders to be a mentor first to Pietro’s son Gennaro, then to his wife Imma – both seemingly unsuited to hold the reins of power but learning quickly…
It all began in Milan on february 17th, with the arrest of a second-tier politician who sets in motion a series of large scale investigations that go under the name of Mani Pulite (or “Clean Hands”), marking the beginning of the age of Tangentopoli (Bribesville). It is 1992, and the series’ eponymous year will prove to be a year of turmoil and upheaval, redefining Italy’s life, and redrawing the map of its powers that be. 1992, the first season in a series, tells the story of six ordinary people whose lives are shattered by the political, social, civil earthquake set in motion by this judicial operation of unprecedented scope and power.
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