Dark is a German science fiction thriller web series co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. Set in the fictional south German town of Winden, Dark concerns the aftermath of a child’s disappearance, which exposes the secrets of, and hidden connections among four estranged families as they slowly unravel a sinister time travel conspiracy which spans several generations. Throughout the series, the series explores the existential implications of time and its effects upon human nature.
Dark debuted on Netflix on 1st December 2017, becoming the streaming service’s first-ever German-language original series. The second season was released on 21st June 2019, while the third and final season was released on 27th June 2020.
It has received critical acclaim, with praise for its tone, visuals, acting, and the ambition and complexity of its narrative.
The first season takes place primarily in 2019 but expands to include stories set in 1986, 1953, and – in the final scene of the first season – 2052, with several characters being portrayed at various ages by multiple actors.
The second season takes place several months after the first, depicting the initial stories in 2020, 1987, and 1954, respectively, while continuing the future-set storyline into 2053, and adding a fifth storyline, set in 1921. The third season introduces a storyline based in 1888 and several parallel realities featuring alternate versions of many main characters.
Dark Season 3 Rating:
Overall Hit Ya Flop Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars (Outstanding)
Undoubtedly it’s a German Masterpiece. One of the most complex and gripping series ever made. Package of impeccable performances, amazing writing and extraordinary plot.
Highly recommended 👏🏻