Denmark goes apocalyptic

movie & TV May 09, 2018 14:46

By The Nation

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Predicted to be the next international binge watch, the apocalyptic Danish-language series “The Rain” is now screening on Netflix.

 Set in Scandinavia six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans, Danish teen siblings Simone (Alba August) and Rasmus (Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen) emerge from the safety of their bunker to find all remnants of civilisation gone. Soon they join a group of young survivors and together set out on a danger-filled quest through an abandoned Scandinavia to search for any sign of life.

Set free from their collective past and societal rules, the group has the freedom to be who they want to be. In their struggle for survival, they discover that even in a post-apocalyptic world there’s still love, jealousy, and many of the coming-of-age dilemmas they thought they’d left behind with the disappearance of the world they once knew.

“The Rain” is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt, Esben Toft Jacobsen and Christian Potalivo.