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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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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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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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Freedom is under control (Season 1) See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hebrew | German | Japanese

Release Date:

15 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Man in the High Castle See more »

Filming Locations:

Monroe, Washington, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Inspector Kido is frequently addressed in English by his Japanese title, tai, as in Kido tai, i.e. Inspector Kido. This is a play on the Japanese word for riot police, kidotai. See more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Referenced in Arrow: Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 (2017) See more »

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Astonishingly good
28 February 2015 | by errantknightSee all my reviews

This may well be the most suspenseful, riveting, horrifying hour of television I've ever watched. Quietly terrifying with moments that are genuinely difficult to watch. I can't believe how good it is. I can honestly say I was taken by surprise.

Part if the horror is that it's simply inconceivable to us that we could have lost world war 2, but it goes well beyond that. The acting is superb. Everything about this pilot is entirely realistic to the point that the inconceivable becomes all too conceivable. The sense of the characters being one step away from utter disaster is constant and overwhelming.

It's not an easy watch. There's no alleviation from the tension that builds throughout, but you shouldn't let that put you off. It's brilliant. Not only that, it illustrates, more than anything I've seen, just what our grandparents were fighting to prevent. I've never actually bothered to write a review here before, but this is so good, it simply must be seen.


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