Created by Frank Spotnitz
Released November 20th, 2015 by Amazon Prime
Over the years, many works of legendary author Philip K. Dick have been adapted for the screen. The latest adaptation comes to the small screen courtesy of Amazon Prime, whose newest original series brings his novel The Man In The High Castle from the page to the screen. Developed by Frank Spotnitz, the show’s first season presents a lot of fascinating ideas, and is worth a watch despite some missteps in characterisation.
The show’s exploration of the uneasy alliance between Japan and Germany, and how it develops over the course of the season, makes for a fascinating watch. The unequal power balance between the two Axis powers is made very clear, along with the revelation that both groups are very well aware of it, right from the pilot. The development of