Dark (TV series) Overview. Children start vanishing from the German town of Winden, bringing to light the fractured relationships, double... Cast and characters. The first season takes place primarily in 2019 but expands to include stories set in 1986, 1953,... Family tree. Episodes. In June 2019, ...
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Dec 01, 2017 · Dark. TV-MA | 1h | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2017–2020) Episode Guide. 26 episodes. 2:17 | Trailer. 36 VIDEOS | 1264 IMAGES. A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.
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Dark. 2017 TV-MA 3 Seasons TV Mysteries. A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations. Starring: Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel. Creators: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese.
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- December 1, 2017
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Dec 01, 2017 · Dark is a masterfully filmed series that slowly and grippingly explores the labyrinth of secrets in a deeply troubled town.
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- Oliver Masucci
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When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town's troubled history -- whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986. "Dark" represents the first German original series produced for Netflix.Louis Hofmann as Jonas KahnwaldOliver Masucci as Ulrich Nielsen(2019)Jördis Triebel as Katharina NielsenMaja Schöne as Hannah Kahnwald
The series was created by Swiss director Baran bo Odar and German writer Jantje Friese. It was produced by Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann and Justyna Müsch. All of the aforementioned had previously collaborated on the 2014 film Who Am I, which grossed $6 million at the local box office and won three German Movie Awards and the Bambi for “Best German Film.” Netflix approached Odar and Friese after seeing Who Am I at the Toronto Film Festival in 2014, asking if they could make a series out of it. R...
Initially, Darkwas an idea for a crime show they had written two years prior to being contacted by Netflix. They had another idea for a time travel feature film and they combined the two ideas. Having grown up in a small town themselves, the creators had a fascination with the subject of the darkness hiding behind closed doors in a small town. David Lynch's Twin Peaks, which deals with the same topic, shaped them in their teenage years. They were also inspired by their childhoods in German sm...
Netflix's backing allowed the creators to cast whoever they pleased, including unknown actors. Netflix told the filmmakers, "We don't really know German actors -- just get the best ones."Bo Odar praised the creative freedom they got from Netflix. He said: "We could cast whoever we wanted, the actors who fit best for the role. Netflix gave us a budget and a couple of notes and let us do it."
Principal photography commenced on October 18, 2016 and lasted for six months until it wrapped on April 8, 2017. There were a total of 151 shooting days including second unit shoots.Odar directed all ten episodes. Filming took place in Berlin and surrounding areas.Much of it was done on location during winter, with many of the scenes set in rain. Actor Louis Hoffman said it was hard to always be cold and wet. The series was filmed in 4K High Definition on a special Alexa 65 camera.
The series was scored by Ben Frost.
Netflix announced on February 24, 2016 that they had ordered ten, hour-long episodes of the series scheduled for release in late 2017. Jantje Friese stated "The way Darkwas embraced by Netflix was extraordinary. We’re so happy to be making this show in Germany for Netflix subscribers around the world to enjoy." The first 1-minute teaser was released on March 1, 2017. Another 1-minute teaser was released on October 4, announcing a release date of December 1, 2017. The full, 2-minute trailer was released on November 9 along with the official poster. The series premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, with screenings of two episodes on September 9 and September 11.Creators bo Odar and Friese, actor Louis Hoffman (Jonas) and producers Quirin Berg and Justyna Müsch attended the festival. In Germany, the first three episodes were screened to the public in cinemas in November. The lead actors and producers attended a special event at the Zoo Palast.
Based on the teasers and trailer, Dark drew comparisons to Stranger Things, Twin Peaks, The Killing, The Missing, The Returned. Writers particularly took note of the similarities with Stranger Things, another Netflix original series with a missing child storyline and 1980s setting.↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "FROM BARAN BO ODAR, DIRECTOR OF WHO AM I AND THE PRODUCERS OF THE LIVES OF OTHERS, COMES THE FIRST NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES MADE IN GERMANY: DARK" Netflix Media Center. February 2...↑ 2.0 2.1 "Netflix Confirms First German Series 'Dark' From Baran bo Odar" The Hollywood Reporter. February 24, 2016.↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 "‘Dark’ Creators Baran bo Odar & Jantje Friese Talk ‘Stranger Things’ Comparisons: “Keep Comparing It” — Toronto Studio" Deadline. September 11, 2017.↑ 4.0 4.1 "Wir gucken nicht so gerne „Tatort“" Stuttgarter Nachrichten. November 17, 2017.
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Unlike other scifi shows that suffers from over convolution, Dark strives because of it. And it ended on a high with a satisfying finale. Overall, it is a time-travel spectacle with biblical and mythological references, trying to answer existential questions through the character's journey of love and loss.