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A man and a woman make separate journeys to a mysterious island off the British coast.
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Jude Law ...  Sam 6 episodes, 2020
John Dagleish ...  Larry 6 episodes, 2020
Mark Lewis Jones ...  Jason 6 episodes, 2020
Paddy Considine ...  Mr. Martin 6 episodes, 2020
Emily Watson ...  Mrs. Martin 6 episodes, 2020
Joe Blakemore ...  Smiling Boy 6 episodes, 2020
Katherine Waterston ...  Jess 5 episodes, 2020
Freya Allan ...  Kail 5 episodes, 2020
Börje Lundberg ...  Professor Mimir 5 episodes, 2020
Amer Chadha-Patel ...  Preacher 5 episodes, 2020
Stanley Auckland Stanley Auckland ...  Boy with Glasses / ... 4 episodes, 2020
Tom Lawrence ...  Tomo 4 episodes, 2020
Lauren Byrne Lauren Byrne ...  Mya 4 episodes, 2020
Naomie Harris ...  Helen 3 episodes, 2020
Nico Parker ...  Ellie 3 episodes, 2020
Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell ...  Talulah 3 episodes, 2020
Jessie Ross Jessie Ross ...  Epona 3 episodes, 2020
Paul Kaye ...  The Cowboy 3 episodes, 2020
Richard Bremmer ...  Old Man 3 episodes, 2020
George Potts ...  Alan 3 episodes, 2020
Anna Calder-Marshall ...  Margaret 3 episodes, 2020
Hilton McRae Hilton McRae ...  Janny 3 episodes, 2020
Will Rogers ...  Danny 3 episodes, 2020
Sonera Angel ...  Wallpapering Young Woman 3 episodes, 2020
Mani Lad Mani Lad 2 episodes, 2020
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Chronicles the individual journeys of a man and woman who arrive on a mysterious island at different times. The story is told over six episodes in two distinct halves. "Summer", directed by Marc Munden (Utopia (2013), National Treasure (2016), sees Sam (Jude Law), a man drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. "Winter", directed by Philippa Lowthorpe (Three Girls (2017), Swallows and Amazons (2016)), follows Helen (Naomie Harris), a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate. On it's first broadcast in the UK, placed between "Summer" and "Winter" is a separate immersive live-event called "Autumn" Written by pgreen-52072

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Production visited many locations in Kent for filming, including Fog Signal Station at Dungeness, Allens Farm, Harty Ferry, Walpole Bay Tidal Pool, St Clere Estate, Bedgebury National Pinetum Forest, Hever Castle, Quex Park, Grain, Chiddingstone and Shellness Beach. See more »

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Plot vs. Plot Twists
29 September 2020 | by jmancheskiSee all my reviews

It's so hard to rate this, because it's one of the most intense and creative shows I've ever seen. There are some aspects that are really well done, and the cinematic effects (filters/lighting) carry a lot of the weight and accentuate Sam's experiences. Sometimes, though, it's a little overdone, much like my 14 year old self on Instagram with all the effects. And then there's the plot. Again, incredibly creative and intense, but any sort of character motivation is sacrificed to serve plot twist upon plot twist upon plot twist. It makes little sense at the end. The only character whose motivation I can follow somewhat clearly is Sam's, and there are many things in the first episode that should have been answered or referenced in the following parts of the series. Maybe they will be in the coming 'second half'. I really hope the 'Winter' segment is easier to follow, because every single character changing allegiances approximately 4 times per episode is making ME feel like I took LSD at a Celtic festival.


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