Five foreign language series that are creating waves globally


No, they are not vampires. It has also been renewed for a fourth and fifth season. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Its narrative techniques, flashbacks and jump cuts add texture to the show and give it more gravitas. All three seasons of the show are currently streaming on Netflix. In that sense, it has become the new ‘Game of Thrones.’ However, in terms of scripts, the two could not be further apart. However, things changed quickly with the launch of streaming services like Netflix, Disney Plus Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video. It’s safe to say that quite a few of us didn’t have access to any other country’s movies, shows and documentaries before the advent of OTT. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. All four seasons of Money Heist are now available on Netflix. Dark

The popularity of this Netflix produced German science-fiction show is breathtaking. The plot runs thus — a NATO solider hijacks a plane and informs the passengers that they have to flee ASAP because any exposure to sunlight would result in death. Spanning generations and interweaving time travel and the effect it has on the characters within its narrative, Dark is a multi-layered series that demands all your attention. Elite

This Spanish series is not just pure guilty pleasure, but perhaps an upgrade on the beloved American series Gossip Girl. It also has a thriller element to it, which makes Elite all the more enjoyable. Into the Night

This Belgian Netflix series’ science might not be in place, but its theatrics certainly are. The performances of the cast also help its case greatly. Into the Night checks the binge-worthy box, and how! But hey, at least they got the actors right. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

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Netflix You can watch the series on Netflix. In fact, the Money Heist mania has seized Bollywood as well as lead actor Ayushmann Khurrana recently expressed a desire to play ‘The Professor’ in an Indian adaptation of the show. However, most of Fauda is stylised, over-the-top and hyper-masculine. Read |  Into the Night: A lockdown gift from Netflix
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The Israeli television series Fauda is based on the makers’ own experiences of being in the forces. Let’s take a look at a few of them. While GoT is, of course, a period fantasy piece, Dark is essentially a heady mix of science and lore. Nonsense, but thrilling. Elite’s three seasons are available to stream on Netflix. Written by Anvita Singh
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Published: July 13, 2020 7:47:12 am

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This Spanish con drama has been brought to life by Alex Pina. And in any case, it is difficult to ignore that the premise of the series is thrilling. Today, there are several such shows that have made the audience sit up and take notice of the content being produced by countries like Germany, Spain and Belgium. You can catch all the seasons of Fauda on Netflix. Today, you cannot go on social media without encountering theories and opinions about Dark. Here too, high school themes are explored, but more fully, with specific focus on various sexual themes and class conflict. The makers have given some hard-to-buy hypotheses to support their argument, which didn’t actually convince me. Now we can claim to have easy access to the latest shows produced by almost any country, which is certainly a strange and magical thing once you look at it from the ‘pandemic lens.’ Locked up in our rooms, we are all getting a small taste of each other’s cultures. This has obviously not deterred the viewers from absorbing its content almost greedily.