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Don't ask me why but I just recently got onto Babylon Berlin. I have been catching up and have now watched all eight episodes of Season 1. It was a treat and I am enthusiastically looking forward to seeing the next eight episodes.
The show's production values are startlingly wonderful. The large amounts of money that were spent on it are evident. The cinematography would worthy of a feature film. The setting, Berlin at its most decadent in the '20s, is a wonderful setting for the wonderful images we are given.
The production's large ensemble cast is very talented. I was particularly impressed by the performances of Liv Lisa Fries as Charlotte Ritter. I had seen her in Counterpart but her role there didn't give her much opportunity to show her talent.
My only knock on the show, a quibble really, is that the plot is so convoluted, if my attention flags, even for a moment, I'm in danger of losing track of what is going on. Paying close attention, though, has rich rewards. Highly recommended!
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