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Outstanding television series reminiscent of the middle period films of Ferzan Ozpetik--some of whose actors appear in this series.
The story is superbly crafted, the acting superbly executed, and the camera work first rate.
Those motif's we have come to love in Ozpetik, such as the emphasis on a core group dynamic, the appearance of an older wisdom figure, the importance of books and book wisdom appear here too in a production direction by DeMaria in a highly engaging tale that keeps us riveted to the end. DeMaria should receive high kudoes for his production as should the actor Riccardo Scamarcio --who recently appeared in an English speaking role as a rent boy in London Spy with Ben Wishaw.
Not to be missed
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