Set in a gripping vision of the near future, THE COMMONS is an absorbing character-driven relationship drama and a story about motherhood as the ultimate act of faith in humanity.
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Joanne Froggatt ...  Eadie Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
Rupert Penry-Jones ...  Dom Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
David Lyons ...  Lloyd Green 8 episodes, 2019
Ryan Corr ...  Shay Levine 8 episodes, 2019
Inez Currõ ...  Ivy Green 8 episodes, 2019
Simone McAullay ...  Francesca Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
Bede Warnock ...  Cosmo 8 episodes, 2019
Alex Chard ...  Archie Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
Hayden Holmes Hayden Holmes ...  Tillie Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
Bailey Holmes Bailey Holmes ...  Sage Boulay 8 episodes, 2019
John Waters ...  Herman 7 episodes, 2019
Dominic Ona-Ariki Dominic Ona-Ariki ...  Israel Latu 7 episodes, 2019
Fayssal Bazzi ...  Abel 5 episodes, 2019
Andrea Demetriades ...  Karima 5 episodes, 2019
Madeleine Withington Madeleine Withington ...  AI 5 episodes, 2019
Ilaisaane Green Ilaisaane Green ...  Rima Latu 4 episodes, 2019
Faanatua Pureau Faanatua Pureau ...  Talia Latu 4 episodes, 2019
Rodney Rounds Rodney Rounds ...  Leroy Latu 4 episodes, 2019
Felix Williamson ...  Carl Anderson 4 episodes, 2019
Isileli Alatini Isileli Alatini ...  Sifa Latu 4 episodes, 2019
Semisi Alatini Semisi Alatini ...  Sifa Latu 4 episodes, 2019
Zara Michales ...  Salinda 4 episodes, 2019
Damon Herriman ...  Ben Childers 3 episodes, 2019
Harry Greenwood ...  Tully 3 episodes, 2019
Sara West ...  Zoe 3 episodes, 2019
Fletcher Humphrys ...  Angry Driver 2 episodes, 2019
Elizabeth Nabben ...  Rachel Mawson 2 episodes, 2019
Gabrielle Chan ...  Grandmother 2 episodes, 2019
Aileen Huynh ...  Tien 2 episodes, 2019
Ethan Pham Ethan Pham ...  Sang 2 episodes, 2019
Georgia Aslanidis Georgia Aslanidis ...  Louisa 2 episodes, 2019
John-Paul Pace ...  Gianni 2 episodes, 2019
Anthony Brandon Wong ...  Harlow 2 episodes, 2019
Christopher Burke Christopher Burke ...  Pharmacist 2 episodes, 2019
Rodney Afif ...  Syrian Shooter 2 episodes, 2019
Damian de Montemas ...  Barney 2 episodes, 2019
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Taking us into a world one step forward technologically and two steps backward ecologically is Eadie (Golden Globe winner Joanne Froggatt). Brain Doctor. Desperate Wannabe Mum. Eadie will take us on a ride through the weather channel gone wild and the terrifying brave new world of science where she will come face-to-face with the dark heart of intellectual property theft, disaster capitalism and the swampland that is the new eugenics.

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Excellent Australian drama predicting Australian life post 2020 apocalyptic summer.
10 January 2020 | by geeztellSee all my reviews

If you like a slow burn (no insensitive pun intended) and want to look at what Australia might look like in the future after our scorching 2020 apocalyptic summer, then this is for you. Though this isn't about bushfires specifically, this is a post climate change driven saga that is pretty realistic - in a pretty scary way. Excellent character driven narrative around families, relationships, parenting, financial and racial divides, corruption, climate change, climate refugees, PTSD and traumas from just being alive as its all going down. One might think the writers had a crystal ball - it's pretty spot on and so well timed given that our entire continent is burning and that climate change is no longer some abstract futuristic theory, but something we are now living through, even in our cities. An enjoyable watch, some might find boring, possibly all the people that have reviewed this show thinking it's Lisa Macwhatsherface in the lead role (spoiler: it's not, and yes that British accent is real) - but this show really delivers in the last few episodes in season one. It's in your face about many subjects we like to shun - if you are after a non thought provoking, non challenging easy view, go watch something else, this is not for you. Touching a lot on the effects the changing climate has on young people and their narratives and responses around that, I found this helpful as a parent. Great all round production, futuristic but realistic visual, A1 cast portraying depth-full honest and challenging characters. If you liked Aussie drama Love my way, you will like this. A lot.


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