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Johann von Bülow,
Ulrike C. Tscharre
In a world where everyone believes death has been finally conquered and people can live forever, a cop (Darius, 120yo) and a rebellious suicidal young woman (Christa, 24yo) must investigate the mysterious suicide of seven teenagers. With the promise of eternal youth, why would a group of teenagers commit such an act? Was it a cult? A political act? Or perhaps a cry for help from a hopeless lost youth - The two will embark on a mysterious and dangerous investigation from which there will be no turning back.Written by
Disclaimer: I watched the German dubbed version, so some things might have gotten lost in translation.
1. Brief summary:
Mankind has invented a device that rejuvenates you to the age of about 30-40. There are some people who are genetically not able to undergo the procedure and there are some who don't want to do it, the others can theoretically live forever. A group of minors (now everyone under the age of 30 is a minor) commits suicide. A police officer tries to get the help of the only survivor of a previous mass suicide to find out why they did it and how to prevent similar incidents in the future.
2. The setting.
This series is set several decades in the future, but the technology is the same as 2018, except that cars now have an extra headlight on the hood and, of course, the devices that rejuvenate.
That's not logical, but perhaps neccessary to concentrate on the changes to society that were brought by that one invention. The series raises several interesting questions, like how long would you stay in the same job or in the same relationship, should birth control be mandatory to prevent overpopulation or how would you react if the good looking brunette you chatted up in the disco turns out to be over 90 years old. This is the best part of the series, it makes you think how longevity will affect society.
3. The plot.
It starts as a detective story, it has some unexpected twists that keep it interesting, but eventually things get confusing and I was asking myself why people were doing what they were doing.
The acting was solid, the plot was not. I would recommend this series to those who like 'what ifs' like 'what if I was forever young?' and who like to think and who like to philosophize. Get some friends or family to watch it as well so you can talk about it. If you are looking for simple entertainment, this series is not for you.
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