Sunday, March 1, 2020

SPY'S GUIDE THROUGH PERIOD SET SERIES TO AIR AT SERIES MANIA 2020: LUMINARIES, LITTLE BIRDS, OPERATION BUFFALO, GIRL FROM THE SHORE, SNOWPIERCER

SERIES MANIA 2020
SPY'S PERIOD SET SERIES PICK
It's that time of the year when Series Mania, MipCom, Canneseries and similar events promoting new series are near, and today the spy gives you the pick of period set shows that will be presented at Series Mania in March.

The Luminaries
Anna Wetherell has travelled to 1865 New Zealand to forge a new life. On the last day of her voyage, a romantic first encounter with the radiant Emery
Six part BBC series stars Marton Csokas, Eva Green, Eve Hewson
Staines fills her with great expectations for what lies ahead. However, the scheming fortune-teller Lydia Wells has other ideas for Anna and lays a trap to ensure that the planned rendezvous between the young lovers never takes place.

 Little Birds
Tangier, 1955. New York heiress Lucy Savage (Juno Temple) is fresh off the transatlantic steamer and ready for love and marriage in exotic climes. But
Sky's six part series also stars Jean Marc Barr, Hugh Skinner, Matt Lauria
when her husband Hugo does not receive her in the way she expected, she spins off into an unfamiliar world and goes on a witty, moving and provocative journey towards freedom and independence.

Operation Buffalo
South Australia, 1956. The Menzies government has just welcomed British atomic bomb testing at Maralinga. Charged with keeping the nuclear base running smoothly is Major Leo Carmichael, an Australian Army engineer and
ABC Australia series stars Ewen Leslie, James  Cromwell, Jessica de Gouv
WWII hero. But testing the most dangerous weapon in the world is not an easy task with a Commanding Officer who is not fit for the job; a new meteorologist asking too much questions; and the government and press watching their every move. And as it turns out, the land of Maralinga may not be as uninhabited as it seems.

Snowpiercer
Set more than seven years after the world became a frozen wasteland, it centres on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train,
TNT ten episode series staring Jennifer Connelly airs May 31st
with 1,001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the graphic novel series and film!

Wonderland. Girl From The Shore
This is a story about a mysterious woman (Olga Kurylenko), pretty as a picture. A woman in danger. A woman who refuses to love and to be loved. Of
It is a six episode French language series
a man who travels, from Paris to Biarritz, and finds himself lost during the summer of 1960. Pierre Deladonchamps, Pierre Perrier, Barbara Schulz, Simon Abkarian also star.

10 comments:

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    1. They will have about 100 series airing in Lilles next month at SeriesMania, not much of period set ones, just these above.

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  2. These all look pretty good. Have you ever been to a fortune teller? I wonder if anyone would take their predictions so seriously that they would change their life over it!

    Although I believe it’s a little late by you, it’s still March 1st here so... happy national pig day!!

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    1. I haven't but one of our fellow bloggers read me tarot once.

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    2. It was quite correct for that year. Also told me love will come to me later in life (there's my youth wasted) and that I will have two choose between two people. I'm hoping it will be Henry Cavill vs Chris Evans.

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  3. I think these all sound worthy of a view. Operation Buffalo will the the only one for Jason though.

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