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A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.
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Series cast summary:
Doona Bae ...  Sun Bak 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Jamie Clayton ...  Nomi Marks 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Tina Desai ...  Kala Dandekar 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Tuppence Middleton ...  Riley Blue 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Max Riemelt ...  Wolfgang Bogdanow 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Miguel Ángel Silvestre ...  Lito Rodriguez 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Brian J. Smith ...  Will Gorski 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Daryl Hannah ...  Angelica Turing 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Freema Agyeman ...  Amanita Caplan 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Alfonso Herrera ...  Hernando / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Terrence Mann ...  Whispers / ... 19 episodes, 2015-2018
Eréndira Ibarra ...  Daniela / ... 19 episodes, 2015-2018
Naveen Andrews ...  Jonas Maliki 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Purab Kohli ...  Rajan Rasal 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Max Mauff ...  Felix Berner / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2018
Paul Ogola ...  Jela 15 episodes, 2015-2018
Chichi Seii ...  Shiro 15 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael X. Sommers ...  Bug 13 episodes, 2015-2018
Aml Ameen ...  Capheus Onyango / ... 12 episodes, 2015
Toby Onwumere ...  Capheus / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Anupam Kher ...  Sanyam Dandekar 11 episodes, 2015-2017
Ness Bautista ...  Diego Morales / ... 11 episodes, 2015-2018
Peter King Nzioki Peter King Nzioki ...  Silas Kabaka 10 episodes, 2015-2018
Natasha Rastogi Natasha Rastogi ...  Priya Dandekar 10 episodes, 2015-2017
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Storyline

Sense8 tells the story of eight strangers: Will (Smith), Riley (Middleton), Capheus (Ameen), Sun (Bae), Lito (Silvestre), Kala (Desai), Wolfgang (Riemelt), and Nomi (Clayton). Each individual is from a different culture and part of the world. In the aftermath of a tragic death they all experience through what they perceive as dreams or visions, they suddenly find themselves growing mentally and emotionally connected. While trying to figure how and why this connection happened and what it means, a mysterious man named Jonas tries to help the eight. Meanwhile, another stranger called Whispers attempts to hunt them down, using the same sensate power to gain full access to a sensate's mind (thoughts/sight) after looking into their eyes. Each episode reflects the views of the characters interacting with each other while delving deeper into their backgrounds and what sets them apart and brings them together with the others. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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Together until the end. (Series finale) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Sense8 Finale (2018) See more »

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An incredibly original idea with some seriously thrilling stories
6 June 2015 | by csharpforevermoreSee all my reviews

There are few people who can make good and bad films quite as polar opposite as the Wachowski's. They made the Matrix but almost destroyed their genius reputation with the follow-up films. Now they produce a series Sens8 which I must admit crept up on me. I don't like watching or reading previews because the wait kills me when I see something I really like. Such a film is Sens8.

It is an incredibly well written story. It's familiar to those of us who watched The Matrix, because of the philosophical and dramatic moments that pepper the storyline. When it came out on Netflix, I literally binged the entire first season. It's so well written that the director's even add ultra-realism, such as the feedback echo when two callers use their phones to call each other, along with many others. There is also some wonderful humor in this show - including a scene where a machismo-infused actor empathizes with another "sens8" who is on her period.

The story is that multiple people suddenly discover that they are beginning to share mindsets. They begin to appear to each other, especially when one is in trouble. Such a simple premise but it opens up so many possibilities for story lines.

I love this show and really urge you to watch it. You'll be glad you did.


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