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@mderics wrote:

I am huge fan of Scandinavian crime and mystery series (a genre also called Nordic Noir).  Some British, French, and Belgian series fit this category as well.  These are ones on Netflix I recommend highly:

 

1. The Rain (Denmark)

2. Lava Field (Iceland)

3. Bordertown (Finland)

4. Borderliners (Norway)

5. Marcella (UK)

6. Rain (UK)

7. Salamander (Belgium)

8. Wallander (Sweden, the series with Krister Henriksson as Wallander)

9. The three Department Q movies (Denmark): The Keeper of Lost Causes, The Absent One, and A Conspiracy of Faith

10. The Break (Belgium)

11. Witnesses (France)

12. Hinterland (UK, set in Wales)

13. Happy Valley (UK

 


I have seen many of these and really enjoy them!

 

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I am huge fan of Scandinavian crime and mystery series (a genre also called Nordic Noir).  Some British, French, and Belgian series fit this category as well.  These are ones on Netflix I recommend highly:

 

1. The Rain (Denmark)

2. Lava Field (Iceland)

3. Bordertown (Finland)

4. Borderliners (Norway)

5. Marcella (UK)

6. Rain (UK)

7. Salamander (Belgium)

8. Wallander (Sweden, the series with Krister Henriksson as Wallander)

9. The three Department Q movies (Denmark): The Keeper of Lost Causes, The Absent One, and A Conspiracy of Faith

10. The Break (Belgium)

11. Witnesses (France)

12. Hinterland (UK, set in Wales)

13. Happy Valley (UK

 

 

 

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Netflix has the annoying habit of shooting TV shows in aspect ratios wider than 16:9 and reviewers have the annoying habit of not complaining about this in their reviews.  

 

I liked the German series, Dark.

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A Compelling Staircase Comes to Netflix, But Doesn’t Bring Closure

 


The true-crime docu-series has risen to prominence in recent years with the success of HBO’s The Jinx, the podcast Serial, and a suite of Netflix contributions, most notably Making a Murderer. But the genre as we know it today was really launched more than a decade ago, when The Staircase, French filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade’s vérité view of the murder case against North Carolina author Michael Peterson, aired on British and American television in 2005.

 

That eight-episode original series — broadcast on the Sundance Channel here in the United States — was followed in 2011 with two more episodes dubbed The Staircase 2: The Last Chance. Now Netflix has acquired the whole thing, added three new episodes about the judicial proceedings that occurred in 2016, and is streaming The Staircase as one collective whole. Consuming all 13 episodes makes it clear why the docu-series is considered a true-crime pioneer: It humanizes a man accused of committing a horrific crime, provides evidence that he’s been railroaded by the system, and, because it follows events surrounding the case over nearly a 15-year period, provides a profound education in the complexities and flaws of our legal system. In a way, The Staircase is like a true-crime version of the Up series, albeit on a much more modest scale. It is compelling, but like many entries in this genre, not exactly an objective work of journalism.

http://www.vulture.com/2018/06/the-staircase-netflix-review.html

 

I am at the end of this series and I really enjoyed watching the workings of the defense team!

Sad story.

 

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I recently started watching El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time)--a time travel show--like a Spanish "Timeless"

 

Other foreign tv shows I've streamed on Netflix, loved, and recommend:

Isabel (Spain)

Gran Hotel (Spain)

El Tiempo Entre Costuras (Spain)

Dos Lunas (Mexico)

The Paradise (England)

The Crown (England)

The Travelers (Canada)

Versailles (France/Canada)

 

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Just started watching Paranoid 2016 British TV Show. 

 

 

 

 

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In addition to movies, Netflix carries TV Series.  There are lots of foreign series that are really very good

 

Do you watch and if do do you have any favs?

 

 

 

 

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