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Dark: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: Dark's central mystery unfolds slowly, both tense and terrifying, culminating in a creepy, cinematic triumph of sci-fi noir.


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In ten, hour-long episodes, the story takes on a supernatural twist that ties back to the same town in 1986.


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The time travel conceit does more than give us a window into how these families have evolved over many decades - it's brings a whole new meaning to "things are not quite what they seem here."

December 1, 2017 | Full Review…
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Even if some of the "You may like this..." seams still show in the making of Dark, its biggest selling point is as a story about a community haunted by something it refuses to talk about.

September 15, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The beginning of 'Dark' is very worth watching, both for the excellent atmosphere achieved and for the ideas it plays with. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 6, 2019 | Full Review…

Having Stranger Things withdrawals? Tune in to the eerie supernatural German Netflix show that will make you think twice about stepping into caves.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

With Dark, Netflix related a complex world of time travel with the intricate symbolism of alchemy and the foundational principles of greek tragedy. [Full review in Spanish]

March 25, 2019 | Rating: 8.7/10 | Full Review…

This could be because it's very complicated, following three different time lines involving multiple characters at different ages, but take it from us, there are serious rewards for the patient.

December 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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