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SYNOPSIS A high ranking police officer’s search for his missing sister spans 30 years and reveals a series of horrific murders.
WHAT Police procedural inspired by real life events.
WHY Most watched series on Germany’s ARD streaming platform in 2020.
SYNOPSIS Oleg, a fictional KGB major, sets out to uncover the truth of what happened on the Dyatlov Pass.
WHAT A dramatization of the real-life mystery surrounding the 1959 disappearance of nine experienced Russian hikers.
WHY Acclaimed Russian screenwriter Ilya Kulikov created the series based on declassified documents of the investigation.
SYNOPSIS In a small French mountain town where everyone knows each other, some dead inexplicably return as if their death never happened.
WHAT A ‘sad, spooky, sexy’ suspenseful drama about life and loss. Plus one of the resurrected was a serial killer.
WHY International Emmy Award winner, #23 on NYT Best Intl TV Shows of the Decade, 100% on Rotten Tomatoes & Stephen King is fan.
SYNOPSIS When her police officer daughter disappears, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her.
WHAT Crime thriller set in the sewers and catacombs of Paris.
WHY Top French actors; Inspired by Heart of Darkness, Seven & True Detective.
SYNOPSIS Available for the first time to North American streaming audiences.
WHAT Each season follows a different murder case, with each episode covering 24 gripping hours of investigation.
WHY BAFTA winner for Best International TV Series. Basis for the American remake on AMC/Netflix.
SYNOPSIS Swedish and Danish detectives must work together to track down a brutal killer.
WHAT The series that launched Nordic Noir as a genre.
WHY See the original series that spawned 5 local-language remakes.
This gothic horror series follows three nuns who inhabit an isolated, run-down convent. When a stranger threatens to disrupt their eccentric way of life, all hell breaks loose. Starring Essie Davis, Sam Reid, Jessica Barden and Emmy® winner Ann Dowd.
President Kathy Kunz’s power is put to the ultimate test when a hostage crisis threatens Swiss lives. But as cleaning lady-turned-spy Tina uncovers corruption at the state’s highest levels, the two women’s paths become irrevocably intertwined.
SYNOPSIS A man diagnosed with Alzheimer's decides to punish criminals.
WHAT Watch the evolution of a mild-mannered clerk to a “gentleman assassin”.
WHY Haluk Bilginer was awarded an International Emmy for his performance as Agah Beyoglu in 2019.
SYNOPSIS Kato, a young girl, sets out to solve her own murder case. Her biggest obstacle: she’s dead.
WHAT A unique take on the murder mystery, each season introduces a different victim and location.
WHY Stephen King calls it: “Supernatural fare for those who don’t ordinarily like it.”
SYNOPSIS An apparent industrial accident at a wind farm leads detectives to uncover a web of corruption.
WHAT Economic crime thriller set in the world of sustainable energy.
WHY Another winner from the producers of The Bridge and The Killing.
SYNOPSIS A bored housewife answers a call from an unknown number only to hear the caller plead for help for his pregnant wife and then suddenly get murdered.
WHAT The series dances around the questions of who is right and what is real.
WHY Writer/director Arian Moayed plays Stewy on HBO’s “Succession.” Stars Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara.
SYNOPSIS Rookie cop Chloé, a new arrival to French Guiana, investigates the ritualistic double murder of a French couple and their missing son.
WHAT What begins as a police procedural quickly takes a turn as the story moves from tin-shack favelas to the heart of the jungle and voodoo rituals.
WHY Iskander dives into the mysticism and specificities of French Guiana from the point of view of a French girl.
SYNOPSIS In a small Finnish village, local officer Nina Kautsalo responds to a call about gunshots and finds a dying woman in a cage infected with a lethal virus.
WHAT Contemporary crime thriller. Strong female lead. Human trafficking, international criminals, a contagious and deadly virus.
WHY Most popular original series from Finland’s top streaming service and drama producer Elisa Viihde
When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan.
When a terrorist attack shocks Copenhagen, the lives of eight strangers are fundamentally changed. During the days before and after the attack, these individuals impact each other's lives and connect in unexpected ways.
Like “The West Wing” meets “The Sopranos” but set in France, this fast-paced thriller reveals the dirtier side of French politics and a world in which the players are shady, the sabotage is ruthless, and revenge is everything.
SYNOPSIS Marina’s double life as a suburban wife/mother secretly running a prostitution ring threatens to unravel.
WHAT Think Russian “Breaking Bad” starring a formidable female lead.
WHY First Russian series made for international audiences.
Originally aired as Bnei Aruba, Hostages begins with one mother’s impossible decision: kill the prime minister or watch her family die. Her family’s hostage crisis sets off a sequence of events that will reveal a far more complex political web.
In order to broker peace, Ann-Mari Sundell must enter unfathomably dangerous situations. Navigating armed conflicts, corrupt governments, and powerful politicians are all in a day’s work. Welcome to the world of international peace negotiations.