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After being declared dead in absentia, an FBI agent must reclaim her family, identity and innocence when she finds herself the prime suspect in a string of murders.
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Series cast summary:
Stana Katic ...  Emily Byrne 10 episodes, 2017
Patrick Heusinger ...  Nick Durand 10 episodes, 2017
Cara Theobold ...  Alice Durand 10 episodes, 2017
Neil Jackson ...  Jack Byrne 10 episodes, 2017
Angel Bonanni ...  Tommy / ... 10 episodes, 2017
Bruno Bichir ...  Dr. Daniel Vega 10 episodes, 2017
Paul Freeman ...  Warren Byrne 10 episodes, 2017
Ralph Ineson ...  Adam Radford 10 episodes, 2017
Christopher Colquhoun Christopher Colquhoun ...  Agent Crown 10 episodes, 2017
Patrick McAuley ...  Flynn / ... 10 episodes, 2017
Amber Aga ...  Agent Ericson / ... 9 episodes, 2017
Lydia Leonard ...  Journalist / ... 8 episodes, 2017
Richard Brake ...  Conrad Harlow 7 episodes, 2017
Chipo Chung ...  Agent Whitman 7 episodes, 2017
Borislava Stratieva ...  Violet 7 episodes, 2017
Dan Cade ...  Reporter Jenkins / ... 5 episodes, 2017


She disappeared. No one heard from her for six years. No one knows what happened to her, not even her. An FBI Agent tracking a Boston serial killer vanishes, and is declared dead. Six years later, she is found in a cabin in the woods, with no memory of what happened during the time she went missing. She comes back to a husband who has remarried, and whose wife is raising her son. She will have to navigate in her new reality, and she will soon find herself implicated in a new series of murders. Written by BB

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Release Date:

18 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Absentia See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Masha Productions See more »
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16:9 HD
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Actor Angel Bonanni had to learn how to handle a weapon for Absentia. He watched documentaries on detectives and cops, doing extensive research to get into character. See more »

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Highly Enjoyable - If you liked The Tunnel or The Bridge this is for you
5 October 2017 | by jnorton45See all my reviews

If you enjoyed The Tunnel on PBS or it's Danish counterpart The Bridge, you will enjoy Absentia.

Lake many European thriller-cop-mystery shows, you are dropped in the middle of the story and have to work your way out with the characters. A drama through and through. There are no high fashion clothes or hairdos. High action with lots of psychological conflict. Fast paced on many levels. Engages the mind. Don't leave the room, you'll miss something important.

Strong work Stana Katic leading the way. Her best work to date. As good an actor as you'll see anywhere. She gives a performance that shows off her dramatic chops. Beautifully underplayed on many emotional levels. The lady likes to leave it all out there.

The rest of the cast is very good. Interesting to watch. Again in situations that could have become melodramatic, they keep the emotions boiling under the surface, which attribute to the tight writing and the director. Very good production values. Lots of camera work that puts you in the action.

The only problem I had was with the severe cutting in the first episode which was done to bring the running time down to 47 minutes from the original 52. It could be a touch confusing. This is not a problem in future episodes.

Each episode leaves you wanting more. I'd binge the entire thing in one sitting if I could. A great time.

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