The Alienist (2018)
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The Boy on the Bridge 

The discovery of the mutilated corpse of a boy prostitute leads a psychologist to link the crime to the earlier murder of a child patient. He enlists the help of his college friend, a newspaper illustrator, to gather evidence in the case.

Director:

Jakob Verbruggen

Writers:

Caleb Carr (based on the book by), Hossein Amini (teleplay by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Brühl ... Laszlo Kreizler
Luke Evans ... John Moore
Brian Geraghty ... Theodore Roosevelt
Robert Wisdom ... Cyrus Montrose (as Robert Ray Wisdom)
Douglas Smith ... Marcus Isaacson
Matthew Shear ... Lucius Isaacson
Q'orianka Kilcher ... Mary Palmer
Matt Lintz ... Stevie Taggert
Dakota Fanning ... Sara Howard
David Wilmot ... Captain Connor
Falk Hentschel ... Biff Ellison
Jack Kesy ... Henry Wolff
Antonio Magro ... Paul Kelly
Martin McCreadie ... Sergeant Doyle
Emanuela Postacchini ... Flora
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The discovery of the mutilated corpse of a boy prostitute leads a psychologist to link the crime to the earlier murder of a child patient. He enlists the help of his college friend, a newspaper illustrator, to gather evidence in the case.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role. See more »

Goofs

In the early scene where John Moore is being taken to the murder site, he passes by an elevated train which has doors in the interior of the car. The elevated train cars at the time had no doors; passengers entered and exited from gates at each end of the car. See more »

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Strong smart
23 January 2018 | by jwwalrath-227-85487See all my reviews

Excellent costumes and sets. Like the whole moodiness. Best part is that this shows manages to keep the plot going and compelling and not trying to hammer home the depressing nature of the show.


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