The Weekly List (3-9 August)

New world dramas

Below the Surface S2 BBC4 03/08/2019
Dollar S1 Netflix 08/08/2019
The Naked Director S1 Netflix 08/08/2019
Cable Girls S4 Netflix 09/08/2019
Sintonia S1 Netflix 09/08/2019
Thou Shalt Not Kill S1 Walter P. 09/08/2019

Continuing subtitled dramas

False Flag S2 FOX UK Sun Ep. 2 (of 8)
Designated Survivor: 60 Days S1 Netflix Mon & Tue Ep. 11 & 12 (of 16) 
Der Pass S1 Sky Atlantic Wed Ep. 2 (of 8)
Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung S1 Netflix Wed & Thu Ep. 7 & 8 (of 18) 

Other continuing world dramas

Wentworth Prison S7 5Star Sat Ep. 9 (of 12) 
800 Words S3 BBC1 Ep. 6 to 10 (of 16)
Private Eyes S3 Universal Mon Ep. 6 (of 12) 
Harrow S2 Alibi Tue Ep. 4 (of 10) 
Departure S1 Universal Wed Ep. 5 (of 6)

New world dramas – details

Below the Surface (Gidseltagningen) S2 BBC4 03/08/2019
The Danish drama returns. The cast is still led by Johannes Lassen who plays Philip Nørgaard but season 2 features a brand new story. When June al-Baqee, a newly returned foreign fighter, who fought against ISIS in Syria, is kidnapped: Philip, who is currently on leave, is the only one who seems to believe she’s really in danger. Here’s a link to the BBC Four trailer which unfortunately can’t be embedded. An alternative trailer – without English subtitles – below.

Dollar S1 Netflix 08/08/2019
“Beautiful executive assistant Zeina reluctantly teams up with the self-assured Tarek to chase down an elusive dollar bill worth $1 million”. The subtitled trailer is available via the Netflix link above: the embedded link below is the dubbed version.

The Naked Director S1 Netflix 08/08/2019
“In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionized his industry”.

Cable Girls (Las chicas del cable) S4 Netflix 09/08/2019
“In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as theymanage romance, friendship and the modern workplace”. Subtitled trailer via the Netflix link above: the embedded link below is without subtitles.

Sintonia S1 Netflix 09/08/2019
“Three teens living in the same São Paulo favela pursue their dreams while maintaining their friendship, amid a world of music, drugs and religion”.

Thou Shalt Not Kill (Non uccidere) S1 More4 (Walter Presents) 09/08/2019
“Haunting Italian detective drama about a police officer who has a sixth sense when solving the challenging puzzles behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger”.

Subtitled film list (BBC4, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision Part 2 (Germany, 2013) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Downfall (Germany, 2004) Tue/Wed, Film4

For details of the new British and US shows starting this week see here.

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