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Russian Doll 

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A cynical young woman in New York City keeps dying and returning to the party that's being thrown in her honor on that same evening. She tries to find a way out of this strange time loop.
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Take a Look Inside Netflix's "Russian Doll"

Everyone's talking about "Russian Doll"- is it a Groundhog Day rip-off? An homage? Or is Groundhog Day a genre in itself? We take a look at the newest Hollywood take on a time loop.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Natasha Lyonne ...  Nadia Vulvokov 8 episodes, 2019
Charlie Barnett ...  Alan Zaveri 8 episodes, 2019
Greta Lee ...  Maxine 7 episodes, 2019
Elizabeth Ashley ...  Ruth Brenner 6 episodes, 2019
Rebecca Henderson ...  Lizzy 6 episodes, 2019
Jeremy Bobb ...  Mike Kershaw 5 episodes, 2019
Ritesh Rajan ...  Farran 5 episodes, 2019
Yul Vazquez ...  John Reyes 4 episodes, 2019
Dascha Polanco ...  Beatrice 4 episodes, 2019
Brendan Sexton III ...  Horse 4 episodes, 2019
Yoni Lotan ...  Ryan 4 episodes, 2019
Ken Beck 3 episodes, 2019
Max Knoblauch 3 episodes, 2019
Tatiana E. Rivera Tatiana E. Rivera ...  Lucy 2 episodes, 2019
Jodi Lennon 2 episodes, 2019
Charisma Glasper ...  Jordana 2 episodes, 2019
Tawny Sorensen ...  Bartender 2 episodes, 2019
Burt Young ...  Joe 2 episodes, 2019
Alberto Bonilla ...  Professor 2 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

On Nadia's 36th birthday she is struck by a car and killed, only to finds herself alive and well, back at her own birthday party earlier that night. When she dies again and her timeline resets, Nadia begins to question her own sanity as she strives to unravel the mystery of why and how this is all happening.

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Taglines:

Dying is Easy. It's Living That's Hard.


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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Russian Doll See more »

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Dolby Digital

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2:1
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Trivia

According to an interview with costume designer Jennifer Rogien, most characters are dressed in muted colors to create an unsettling and "off-tilt" atmosphere. Strong colors are used to convey symbolic meanings: the scarlet blouse Nadia wears if she survives the first night "projects the sense of a strange warmth in a very cold world," and with the exception of Maxine's outfit, the color blue was deliberately avoided because it "connotes a calm and tranquility that is not present in 'Russian Doll.'" See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2019 (2019) See more »

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Gotta Get Up
Written and performed by Harry Nilsson
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So many layers
3 February 2019 | by anarchyONtheSHORTbusSee all my reviews

I just finished binging Russian Dolls, and it was awesome. While it's loaded with dark humor, this show is not a a comedy, but so much more. Its smorgasbord of topics, including loneliness, guilt, depression, fear, forgiveness, and moving forward.


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