Just a few days ago, “1899” was shown at the Toronto Film Festival and the enthusiastic voices from there fueled the anticipation of the new series by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, those responsible for “Dark”. So far, however, Netflix has kept quiet about a launch date. But that’s over now:
The eight-episode first season of “1899” premieres on November 17, 2022 on Netflix.
A mysterious message has promised English doctor Maura Franklin (Emily Beecham) that she will finally find answers to her brother’s mysterious disappearance if she boards a passenger ship that is supposed to bring emigrants from all over Europe to New York. But on board both the – we know it from “Titanic“ – to have big secrets for people living cramped below, fleeing poverty and hoping for a better life on the other side of the ocean, as well as for the fine society partying constantly on the upper decks.
And the captain of the steamer (Andreas Pietschmann) has received a message similar to Maura’s and wants to clear up his personal riddle. But things really get mysterious when you suddenly stumble upon a long-lost other ship, empty except for a boy on board. what’s going on And are space and time (as in “Dark”) interwoven here?
There will probably be answers shortly on Netflix. Here’s an older teaser as well: