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The Man in the High Castle 

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In a dystopian America dominated by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, a young woman discovers a mysterious film that may hold the key to toppling the totalitarian regimes.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alexa Davalos ...  Juliana Crain 30 episodes, 2015-2018
DJ Qualls ...  Ed McCarthy 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Joel de la Fuente ...  Inspector Kido 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ...  Nobusuke Tagomi 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Rufus Sewell ...  Obergruppenführer John Smith 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Rupert Evans ...  Frank Frink / ... 27 episodes, 2015-2018
Luke Kleintank ...  Joe Blake 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Chelah Horsdal ...  Helen Smith 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Brennan Brown ...  Robert Childan 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Arnold Chun ...  Kotomichi 22 episodes, 2015-2019
Bella Heathcote ...  Nicole Dörmer 18 episodes, 2016-2018
Lee Shorten ...  Sergeant Yoshida / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Gracyn Shinyei ...  Amy Smith 18 episodes, 2015-2019
Genea Charpentier ...  Jennifer Smith 18 episodes, 2015-2019
Quinn Lord ...  Thomas Smith 17 episodes, 2015-2018
Rick Worthy ...  Lem Washington / ... 14 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael Gaston ...  Mark Sampson 13 episodes, 2015-2018
Kenneth Tigar ...  Himmler / ... 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Aaron Blakely ...  Erich Raeder / ... 13 episodes, 2015-2018
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Storyline

What would it be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States? Written by Amazon Studios

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The future belongs to those who change it. (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | Japanese

Release Date:

15 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man in the High Castle See more »

Filming Locations:

Monroe, Washington, USA See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

As part of an advertising campaign for the release of the first season, an entire New York City Subway car was covered with Nazi and Imperial Japanese imagery, as seen in the show, including multiple US flags with the Nazi eagle emblem in place of the 50 stars and multiple flags of the fictional Pacific States. In response to criticism from "state lawmakers and city leaders", the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a statement saying that there were no grounds to reject the ads because the neutral content subway ad standards prohibit only advertising that is a political advertisement or disparages an individual or group. MTA spokesperson Kevin Ortiz stated, "The MTA is a government agency and can't accept or reject ads based on how we feel about them; we have to follow the standards approved by our board. Please note they're commercial ads." Spokesperson Adam Lisberg said, "This advertising, whether you find it distasteful or not, obviously they're not advertising Nazism; they're advertising a TV show." After complaints from New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, initial reports indicated that Amazon pulled the advertisement from the subway. It was later announced that it was the MTA, not Amazon, that pulled the ad because of pressure from Cuomo. See more »

Goofs

The Mediterranean Sea is said to be "drained" in this story and its land converted to farmland. Besides being a salty sea and thus unusable for farming for decades or even centuries, the deepest part of the sea is over 17,000 feet making impossible for this to be done, even using 21st century technology. See more »

Quotes

Mark Sampson: I don't plan on dying, Frank. But you can't live your life in fear. I was back east at the end of the war, in Boston.
Frank Frink: Oh, Jesus.
Mark Sampson: Yeah. You had to see it to believe it, Frank. Overnight, lynch mobs were murdering Jews because suddenly we were less than human.
Frank Frink: And what did you do?
Mark Sampson: Well, those of us who came out in one piece. We buried service weapons underground, well wrapped in oil, and we vowed revenge. I got a life to lead, got kids to raise. And Hitler and the Nazis - I mean, I don't care how...
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Crazy Credits

The copyright warning at the end of every episode is written in German and Japanese as well as English. See more »

Connections

References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

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Hell I'm Livin' In
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Written by Michael J. Wolf
Performed by Mississippi Mike
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User Reviews

 
An amazing adaptation of the novel!
29 January 2015 | by howhandySee all my reviews

The pilot episode was exceptional. It held my attention and made me believe in such an alternate history.

I have read the book, and although it is different, it is an incredible adaptation. If the book was turned into a show without any edits, it would be far too complicated and very hard to enjoy (although the book is incredible).

The acting, story, and visuals are spot on and only intensified what I had imagined when I read the book. When I first read the book, I had hoped for a movie to be made from it, but a show will be a much better pace for such an though-provoking and intelligent story.

I want more episodes!!


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