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Freud 

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Young Czech-Austrian psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud, investigates a murder conspiracy in 1880's Vienna.
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Series cast summary:
Robert Finster ...  Sigmund Freud 8 episodes, 2020
Ella Rumpf ...  Fleur Salomé 8 episodes, 2020
Georg Friedrich ...  Alfred Kiss 8 episodes, 2020
Christoph F. Krutzler Christoph F. Krutzler ...  Franz Poschacher 8 episodes, 2020
Brigitte Kren ...  Lenore 8 episodes, 2020
Anja Kling ...  Sophia von Szápáry 8 episodes, 2020
Philipp Hochmair ...  Viktor von Szápáry 8 episodes, 2020
Heinz Trixner Heinz Trixner ...  Feldmarschall Franz von Lichtenberg 7 episodes, 2020
Aaron Friesz Aaron Friesz ...  Oberleutnant Riedl 7 episodes, 2020
Rainer Bock ...  Prof Theodor Meynert 6 episodes, 2020
Stefan Konarske Stefan Konarske ...  Crown Prince Rudolf 6 episodes, 2020
Adam Vacula ...  Junger Offizier 6 episodes, 2020
Manuel Ossenkopf Manuel Ossenkopf ...  Frantisek Mucha 5 episodes, 2020
Martin Zauner Martin Zauner ...  Oskar Janecek 5 episodes, 2020
Marie-Lou Sellem Marie-Lou Sellem ...  Amalia Freud 5 episodes, 2020
Pavel Fieber Pavel Fieber ...  Jakob Freud 5 episodes, 2020
Lukas Miko Lukas Miko ...  Georg von Lichtenberg 5 episodes, 2020
Merab Ninidze ...  Dr. Josef Breuer 5 episodes, 2020
Marisa Growaldt ...  Henriette von Schönfeld 5 episodes, 2020
Alina Fritsch Alina Fritsch ...  Fanny 5 episodes, 2020
Nadiv Molcho ...  Eli Bernays 5 episodes, 2020
Johannes Krisch ...  Kaiser Franz Josef 4 episodes, 2020
Mercedes Müller Mercedes Müller ...  Martha Bernays 4 episodes, 2020
Zuzana Zvonícková Zuzana Zvonícková ...  Clara von Schönfeld 4 episodes, 2020
Lukas Thomas Watzl Lukas Thomas Watzl ...  Leopold von Schönfeld 4 episodes, 2020
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Vienna, 1886. The young Sigmund Freud is still a long way from being a globally revered national figure. His peculiar concept of the unconscious and his use of hypnosis draws ridicule and sees him marginalized by the medical establishment. His professional reputation is at stake, as is his engagement to his beloved Martha. He finds distraction by accompanying his friend Arthur Schnitzler to cocaine-fueled nights with Vienna's high society. When this same society is shaken by a series of mysterious murders, Freud enlists the aid of fragile medium Fleur and traumatized war veteran and policeman Alfred Kiss in his bid to expose the masterminds behind the crimes, which are causing a stir - even in the upper echelons of political circles. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Lead actress Ella Rumpf's father works a psychotherapist, and helped her prepare for the role of Fleur Salomé. See more »

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People should study Freud before rating this series
9 April 2020 | by melinalozneanuSee all my reviews

Honestly, I am appaled at the level of ignorance from both critics and simple viewers that write reviews here! If you just bothered to read thoroughly Freud's masterpiece "Introduction to Psychoanalysis", you would have figured out before the end of the first episode that this series is NOT about the real historical person, but a wonderful and daring series about his magnificent writings and yes, also a fantasy combined with thriller, horror, historical fact bites and a real bold vision to put this together. For ignorants, the title of each episode covers a name of chapter in Freud's book mentioned above and dwelves in the depiction of the mental process in the book by the details of the case. Yes, it is Sherlock Holmes plus supernatural, but the movie explains a lot of its hidden meanings, you just have to pay more attention to the dialogue. The actors are perfectly chosen, and each actor plays the role 10 out of 10 according to the weight of role they were casted in for. Freud is appropriately played by Robert Finster who had to portray a young psychiatrist that would display both stiff and tormented attitudes, which is quite a difficult partiture. Ella Rumpf has a challenging role in portraying a delicate and sensitive young woman and a powerful demon. The inspector and the others play their part admirably and their stories or subplots are adding to and enhancing the substance of the main story. The decor, setting, light, cinematography are excellent. Nothing is ridiculous, despite all negative reviews posted here. If you can get past the title and open your mind to a new experiment and vision, then you might be able to see this series in a different perspective. Again, this series does NOT propose a biopic or documentary about Freud, but it is inspired by his writings having Freud as a hero in search of truth to validate his theories. Can't wait for the next season, kudos to the film makers and actors! European cinematography rocks indeed!


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