September brings the premieres of 38 new Euro TV series, seasons, and films from 13 countries to the US and beyond.
To see the complete list of Euro TV shows available in the US and UK, see the Euro TV Shows by Language section. Viewers in the US can check the ongoing updates of titles released throughout each month on the Euro TV Viewing Guide page.
All programs listed here are shown in their original language with English subtitles, except where noted. The trailers below, which may or may not have English subtitles, might not be suitable for all audiences; viewer discretion is advised.
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Cossacks (Kozaky. Absolyutno brekhlyva istoriya) (Ukraine)
This 12-episode fantasy adventure series follows the irreverent exploits of Ivan (Yuriy Dyak, The Inheritance), a young Ukrainian peasant raised by a Polish aristocrat, who grows into a likable, adventure-seeking rogue. His cheeky disposition enables him to rob the Tsar of Moscow of a set of precious jewels, but it’s for a noble cause: He needs the royal riches to free his mother from Ottoman slave traders. However, Ivan accidentally also makes off with a magical heirloom — an earring that had helped the Moscow Tsar defeat his enemies — which leads Ivan into endless escapades.
Cossacks premieres in the US on Friday, September 1, exclusively on Crackle.
A Day and a Half (En dag och en halv) (Sweden)
Co-starring, co-written, and directed by Fares Fares (Chernobyl, Partisan, “Department Q” films), this thriller is inspired by true events. It follows Artan (Alexej Manvelov, Top Dog, Occupied, Before We Die), who, desperate to reunite with his daughter, takes his ex-wife, Louise (Alma Pöysti, Tove, Liberty), hostage and embarks on a thrilling and emotionally-charged road trip with her and police officer Lukas (Fares Fares). The journey takes them through rural Sweden during a hot summer — all while having police on their heels.
A Day and A Half, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 1, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now at www.netflix.com/adayandahalf.)
The Good Apprentice: Season 2 (L’allieva) (Italy)
Based on Alessia Gazzola’s series of “Alice Allevi” novels, Season 2 opens with the discovery of a young archaeologist’s corpse in a catacomb. Meanwhile, forensic medicine student Alice (Alessandra Mastronardi, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent) and her supervisor, Claudio (Lino Guanciale, Inspector Ricciardi), have started a relationship, but he wants to keep it under wraps and she wants more than this, so she leaves him. Alice then meets Einardi (Giorgio Marchesi, Hotel Portofino), a new young prosecutor… and Claudio’s rival…
Happy Ending (Netherlands-Belgium)
This romantic comedy centers on Luna (Gaite Jansen, Leopard Skin, The Oldenheim Twelve, Peaky Blinders) and Mink (Martijn Lakemeier, Marie Antoinette), a couple celebrating their one-year anniversary together. Mink is unaware that Luna has been faking her orgasms since the beginning of their relationship, and Luna has kept this secret for so long that she doesn’t dare to bring it up with him. When her best friends encourage Luna to try new things in the bedroom with Mink, Luna proposes an exciting idea to him: a threesome. The following evening with climate activist Eve (Joy Delima, Dirty Lines, Meskina) turns the couple’s lives upside down and tests their relationship.
Featuring Claire Bender (Van der Valk), Sinem Kavus (Mocro Mafia), and Sidar Toksöz (Mocro Mafia), Happy Ending, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 1, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Lolita Lobosco: Season 1 (Le indagini di Lolita Lobosco) (Italy)
Based on the “Le indagini di Lolita Lobosco” (“The Investigations of Lolita Lobosco”) detective novels by Gabriella Genisi, this police procedural follows Deputy Commissioner Lolita Lobosco (Luisa Ranieri, The Promised Life, Luisa Spagnoli), who returns to her home in the quintessentially Italian city of Bari after many years. She is tasked with investigating the alleged rape of a young woman, Angela Capua (Gina Amarante, Gomorrah), and shocked to learn that the accused is Stefano Morelli (Paolo Briguglia, The Hunter), her first love, who broke her heart when she was a teen. Undeterred by her past connection to him, not to mention her all-male-officer team, she begins a crusade to uncover the truth and secure a conviction. However, as the investigation continues, Lolita realizes that there is more to this case than meets the eye…
Costars include Jacopo Cullin (The Man Who Bought the Moon), Francesco De Vito (Borgia), Giulia Fiume (Don Matteo), Giovanni Ludeno (1992/93/94), Bianca Nappi (Everything Calls for Salvation), Lunetta Savino (Studio Battaglia), and Filippo Scicchitano (The Ignorant Angels), amongst others.
The Bride (La Sposa) (Italy)
Set in late 1960s Italy, this period drama centers on Maria (Serena Rossi, Inspector Coliandro, Love and Bullets), a young woman from Calabria, who must accept the proposal of a marriage by proxy with Italo (Giorgio Marchesi, Hotel Portofino), nephew of rough Vicenza farmer Vittorio Bassi (Maurizio Donadoni, Petra), in order to save her family from poverty. After arriving in the North, Maria finds herself dealing with a completely hostile reality, including the rejection of her husband, who is still grieving the loss of his first wife. But she slowly adjusts and unexpectedly cultivates tremendous connections in the hard-working village.
Portrait of the Queen (Isabel II: Retrato de la reina) (Italy)
Based on Paola Calvetti’s best-selling book Elisabetta II: Ritratto di Regina, and narrated by actor Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), this English-language documentary offers a portrayal of the story of Queen Elizabeth II from the perspective of the most revealing photographic portraits of her, as shared by the extraordinary photographers who accompanied her and often created the image of the British monarchy itself, including Brian Aris, Jason Bell, Julian Calder, Chris Levine, David Montgomery, and John Swannell.
Portrait of the Queen premieres in the US on Tuesday, September 5, on various TVOD digital channels.
Walking on Sunshine: Season 1 (Austria)
Set in the weather department of ORF, Austria’s largest broadcaster, this comedy-drama series looks at life’s ups and downs from both human and meteorological points of view. Upon his return to ORF after four years of sick leave due to alcohol addiction, anchorman Otto Cerny-Hohenburg (Robert Palfrader, Woman of the Dead) is transferred to the weather department, although he’d prefer a spot in editorial. And Otto isn’t the only one on staff who has work drama to deal with…
The ensemble cast includes Proschat Madani (Tatort: Vienna), Aaron Karl (Tatort: Vienna), Selina Graf (Vienna Crime Squad), Tanja Raunig (Tatort: Vienna), Georg Rauber (Vienna Crime Squad), and Harald Windisch (Vienna Blood), amongst others
Infamy (Infamia) (Poland)
In this music-infused drama, teenage Roma girl Gita (Zofia Jastrzębska, A Girl and an Astronaut) and her family move back to their native Poland after years of living in the UK. As Gita tries to live life as a normal 17-year-old, she falls in love and realizes she wants to be a hip-hop musician, despite her parents’ strict rules.
Infamy, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 6, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
FC Barcelona: A New Era: Season 2 (Spain)
This sports docuseries returns with four new episodes that follow the team’s path to the top of La Liga during this last season, which was full of challenges — from painful defeats and unforeseen injuries, to important farewells and constant media pressure.
Season 2 of FC Barcelona: A New Era, a Prime Video Sport Original, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 6, exclusively on Prime Video.
Dear Child (Liebes Kind) (Germany)
Based on Dear Child, the international best-selling novel by Romy Hausmann, this mystery thriller opens with Lena finally escaping her captor, then goes back in time to the start of her story. Lena, a young woman, and the children Hannah and Jonathan live in a highly-secured house, completely isolated from the rest of the world. They eat their meals, use the toilet, and go to bed according to a strict schedule. As soon as he enters the room, they line up and present their hands — to show that their nails are clean and that nothing is hidden in their hands that they could use to harm themselves or others. They do everything he says.
Then Lena manages to escape. After a car accident leaves her severely injured, she is taken to hospital with Hannah at her side. This is the night the true extent of this nightmare is revealed — when Lena’s parents arrive after spending thirteen years frantically searching for their daughter…
The cast includes Kim Riedle (Skylines), Naila Schuberth (Bird Box Barcelona), Sammy Schrein (St. Maik), Hans Löw (Charité), Haley Louise Jones (Professor T.), Justus von Dohnányi (In the Shadow of Fear), Julika Jenkins (Dark), Birge Schade (The Nordic Murders), Christian Beermann (Charité), Seraphina Maria Schweiger (The End of Innocence), Özgür Karadeniz (The Gryphon), and Jeanne Goursaud (Barbarians).
Dear Child, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Thursday, September 7, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Pernille: Season 3 (Pørni) (Norway)
One of television’s best and most relatable dramedies on parenting and getting through everyday life, this record-setting, award-winning series shows humor in everyday chaos. The raw, relatable series follows single mother Pernille Middelthon (nicknamed Pørni) (Henriette Steenstrup, Ragnarok) as she juggles three children, her elderly father, and all the children she meets in her job at the child welfare service. But when will she prioritize herself?
Costarring Nils Ole Oftebro (Mammon), Vivild Falk Berg (Royalteen), and Ebba Jacobsen Öberg, Pernille: Season 3 premieres in the US and Canada on Thursday, September 7, exclusively on Viaplay.
All or Nothing: The National Team in Qatar (Germany)
This new sports docuseries follows Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V. (DFB), the Germany national football team, as they make their way to and during the World Cup in Qatar — giving football (soccer) fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the DFB, especially during the tournament.
All or Nothing: The National Team in Qatar, a Prime Video Sport Original, premieres globally on Friday, September 8, exclusively on Prime Video.
Burning Body (El cuerpo en llamas) (Spain)
Inspired by a real crime that happened in Spain, this drama revolves around the discovery of the charred remains of a man found inside a burnt-out car at the Foix reservoir in Barcelona in May 2017. The victim was a police officer named Pedro (José Manuel Poga, Money Heist, Sky Rojo). News of the event quickly arouses the interest of the public, which is piqued even more when the investigation reveals a network of toxic relationships, deceit, violence, and sexual scandals involving Pedro and two of his police colleagues: his partner, Rosa (Úrsula Corberó, Money Heist, Snatch, The Embassy), and her ex-boyfriend, Albert (Quim Gutiérrez, Honeymoon with My Mother, The Neighbor, The Accident).
Featuring Isak Férriz (Infiesto, Feria: The Darkest Light) and Eva Llorach (The Chalk Line, Elite), Burning Body, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, September 8, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Rosa Peral’s Tapes (Las Cintas de Rosa Peral) (Spain)
This true-crime documentary centers on Rosa Peral, a member of the Barcelona Urban Guard (GUB) who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2017 murder of her GUB partner. Her lover, Albert López, another GUB member, assisted her and was also convicted. Since then, Rosa has remained silent about what happened — until now. Featuring Rosa’s first interview from prison since her conviction, the film also includes unpublished material from her personal video and photo archive, and interviews with her closest entourage, the prosecutor, and the lawyers in the case, as well as journalists who covered the case — one of the most publicized cases in the history of contemporary Spanish crime.
Rosa Peral’s Tapes, a Netflix Documentary, premieres globally on Friday, September 8, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Jonathan Cohen (Family Business, Army of Thieves) stars in this crime comedy film as François Sentinelle, a media-friendly cop on the island of Reunion by day, a charming, former hit-making singer by night. While he’s focused on revitalizing his music career by prepping a new album, a wave of violent crime rocks the island and a local elite figure is kidnapped. For other cops, this would be the case of a lifetime; for Sentinelle, not so much…
Sentinelle, an Amazon Original Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 8, exclusively on Prime Video.
Spirit of Winter (Esprit d’hiver) (France)
Adapted from Laura Kasischke’s novel Mind of Winter, this psychological thriller centers on Nathalie (Audrey Fleurot, Spiral, A French Village), wife of Marc (The Mad Women’s Ball) and mother of adopted daughter Alice (Lily Taieb, Captain Marleau). On Christmas morning, Nathalie wakes up haunted by a thought: Something followed them home when they adopted Alice fourteen years ago. While Marc heads off to the airport to pick up his parents for their holiday party, Nathalie tries to quell her uneasiness. But then a winter storm sets in, and Alice’s mood darkens and her behavior becomes more and more strange and incoherent, frightening even…
Inspector Rex: Season 7 (Kommissar Rex) (Germany)
This popular light police drama series, which has spawned Canadian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Slovak remakes, returns with another season that follows police dog Rex as he investigates crimes and solves mysteries with his human partner on the streets of Vienna.
Pandora (Pandore) (Belgium)
In this Brussels-set French-language thriller, it’s two months before the elections and the Belgian conservative party’s campaign is in full swing until a corruption investigation disrupts it. Then the rape of a young woman puts four individuals on a collision course: investigating judge Claire Delval (Anne Coesens, The Break), politician Mark Van Dyck (Yoann Blanc, The Break), feminist activist Ludivine Gilson (Salomé Richard, The Crimson Rivers), and young journalist Sasha Hamzaoui (Mélissa Diarra, Prise au piège). Each of them will do things that go beyond anything they could have imagined as they defend their own truth. Pandora premieres in the US and Canada on Tuesday, September 12, exclusively on MHz Choice and its digital channels, including MHz Choice on Amazon. (You can add it to your watchlist now.)
The Swarm (multinational)
Based on the best-selling novel The Swarm by Frank Schätzing, this sci-fi thriller follows a group of scientists who come together through their shared sense that something bigger is at play after strange happenings begin occurring around the world — from whales destroying boats, deep sea crabs attacking beaches, and mussels blocking container ships, to an unknown ice worm destabilizing continental slopes and triggering tsunamis, and a deadly pathogen spreading into the drinking water.
Except hardly anyone believes their findings that all of this is being caused by an intelligent life force dwelling in the deep, one capable of manipulating the ocean and everything that resides in it — a being which has borne witness to our destruction of the seas and has decided to drive us to extinction. Meanwhile, the situation is worsening by the day, with lives across the globe increasingly imperiled. The group is thus forced to undertake a life-threatening mission — track the intelligent life force within the Arctic Ocean — a mission they know may claim their lives.
The international ensemble cast includes Alexander Karim (The Lawyer), Cécile de France (Greek Salad), Leonie Benesch (Babylon Berlin), Joshua Odjick (Three Pines), Takehiro Hira (Giri/Haji), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Game of Thrones), Barbara Sukowa (Servant), and Oliver Masucci (Tribes of Europa), amongst others.
The Swarm, a The CW Original, premieres in the US on Tuesday, September 12, at 9 PM ET/PT, on The CW.
Maciej Musialowski (Operation: Nation, The Hater) stars in this drama as Diego, a street rapper who stops dealing drugs and concentrates on music after a stint in rehab. While trying to finance their debut album, Diego and his friend get into trouble, and a gangster from Slovakia offers him a great deal in the form of a large drug transaction, which Diego accepts — except it goes south…
Freestyle, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 13, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Class Act (Tapie) (France)
Laurent Lafitte (The Takedown) stars in this fictionalized biopic series as Bernard Tapie, an ambitious working-class man who becomes one of France’s most iconic and controversial public figures. The seven-episode series traces Tapie’s rise and fall.
Class Act, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 13, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Ordinary Men: The “Forgotten Holocaust” (Ganz normale Männer – Der ‘vergessene Holocaust’) (Germany)
This documentary examines how and why thousands of ordinary Germans carried out mass atrocities as members of Nazi police squads during the Holocaust. Ordinary Men: The “Forgotten Holocaust” premieres in the US and other territories on Wednesday, September 13, on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.) (Rescheduled from June 2023)
Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction (Denmark)
Based on the novel Ehrengard by famed Danish author Karen Blixen (Out of Africa), who published it under the pen name of Isak Dinesen, this romantic comedy-drama stars Sidse Barbett Knudsen (Borgen, 1864) as the scheming Grand Duchess of the fairy tale kingdom of Babenhausen, and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Chestnut Man, The Rain) as Mr. Cazotte, a young, self-appointed expert on love. The Grand Duchess hires Mr. Cazotte to help her secure an heir. While searching for a suitable future Princess, Mr. Cazotte teaches the timid and introverted Crown Prince Lothar (Emil Aron Dorph, A Matter of Trust) the art of seduction and lovemaking.
But the plan soon backfires, when an heir is conceived out of wedlock and the royal family has to seek refuge in the castle of Rosenbad. Here, as rivals within the royal family close in on their scheme, Cazotte himself falls in love with Ehrengard (Alice Esther Bier Zandén, The Night Manager), the maid of honor, and gradually learns that, in fact, he’s no expert on love at all.
Featuring Emilie Koppel (Unruly), Sara-Marie Maltha (The Killing), and Jacob Lohmann (When the Dust Settles), Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Thursday, September 14, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now at www.netflix.com/ehrengard.)
The Club: Season 2 (Kulüp) (Tūrkiye)
In the new season of this period drama, Raşel’s (Asude Kalebek) husband is gone, so she raises her daughter at Club Istanbul with the help of her mother — but their relationships are tested by loss and betrayal.
The Club: Season 2, a Netflix Series, premieres globally on Friday, September 15, exclusively on Netflix.
The Defence: Season 5 (Chylka) (Poland)
In the fifth and final season of this hit legal mystery drama based on the novels by Remigiusz Mróz, while Chyłka (Magdalena Cielecka, A Girl and an Astronaut) is recovering from a brutal attack outside the courthouse, Father Mieleszko (Witold Dębicki, Johnny) asks her to investigate a long-closed case, as new evidence has emerged. It concerns Tadeusz Tesarewicz (Adam Ferency, The Woods), a legendary Solidarność member who was convicted of the murder of four children. Meanwhile, Piotr Langer Junior (Jakub Gierszal, The Getaway King) returns to Poland and becomes even more obsessed with Chyłka, causing the case to become more complicated. The Defence: Season 5 premieres in the US and Canada on Friday, September 15, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.
Munch: Season 3 (France)
Following on from the events in Season 2, Season 3 of this popular legal drama sees powerhouse lawyer Gabrielle “Munch” Munchowski (Isabelle Nanty, Big Bug, Amélie, Resistance) more determined than ever to get justice for her clients (with even more borderline-legal methods). With her team at Munchowski & Bellanger, they take on cases involving euthanasia, surrogacy, and food poisoning, amongst other legal matters.
Meanwhile, private detective Gaspard (Aurélien Wiik, The Bonfire of Destiny) is (unexpectedly) going to be a father; secretary Clarisse (Paloma Coquant, Astrid) is preparing for the bar exam; and attorney Aurélien (Tom Villa, Nina) is willing to do anything to make partner. And Munch decides to hire Blanche Braque (Marilou Berry, Missing Angel), a young lawyer with methods almost as offbeat as Munch’s, and whose troubled behavior quickly intrigues the firm…
On The Verge with Peter Jidhe: Season 5: Parts 1 & 2 (På gränsen med Peter Jihde) (Sweden)
In the first part of this docuseries’ fifth season, presenter Peter Jihde shines a spotlight on some of the contemporary problems and challenges faced by residents in Sweden, including violence against women, gang crime, market visits in northern Sweden, and pedophilia, amongst others. Episode 3 centers on the dangers of the digital world, how children are affected, and the challenges it poses for parents.
Part 2 sees Peter travel to the US, where he looks at different industries, from faith healing for a fee and tailor-made porn, to private autopsies, and reveals the related suffering. He also explores how climate change is destroying thousands of homes, and how human violence against nature makes the planet we live on increasingly vulnerable and dangerous. “Cancer Valley” in Louisiana has experienced this first hand. In the last episode, Peter dives into some of the conspiracy theories that millions of Americans claim to be true — meeting Trump fanatics, an extremely controversial far-right pastor, and a sheriff who is waging a war on immigrants.
On The Verge with Peter Jidhe: Season 5: Parts 1 & 2 premieres in the US and Canada on Tuesday, September 19, exclusively on Viaplay.
Lady in the Black Veil (La dama velata) (Italy)
Set in the early 1900’s, this period drama stars Miriam Leone (Thou Shalt Not Kill, 1992/93/94) as Clara Grandi, whose father, Count Vittorio Grandi (Luciano Virgilio, Maltese: The Mafia Detective), forces her to marry Count Guido Fossà (Lino Guanciale, The Good Apprentice), a womanizer up to his ears in debt. Despite the love that grows between them, darkness and danger also enter Clara’s life by way of secrets and plots against her life… Lady in the Black Veil premieres in the US and Canada on Friday, September 22, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.
Tandem: Season 5 (France)
This popular mystery series sees detective colleagues and ex-spouses Léa Soler (Astrid Veillon, Perfect Murders) and Paul Marchal (Stéphane Blancafort, Innocent) investigate crimes in Montpellier while co-parenting their children. (Video is from Season 4)
Forgotten Love (Znachor) (Poland)
Based on Tadeusz Dołęga-Mostowicz‘s iconic novel Znachor (The Quack), this drama stars Leszek Lichota (High Water, Hold Tight) as Professor Rafal Wilczur, a respected surgeon who is abandoned by his family and, after being involved in a fight, loses his memory. Years later, poor and still suffering from amnesia, he gets a chance at redemption when he reconnects with someone from his forgotten past.
The cast includes Maria Kowalska (Sexify), Ignacy Liss (The Defence), Anna Szymańczyk (Autumn Girl), Mirosław Haniszewski (The Teacher), Mikołaj Grabowski (The Defence), Izabela Kuna (Family Secrets), Paweł Tomaszewski (The Woods), Małgorzata Mikołajczak (Family Secrets), and Łukasz Szczepanowski (Cracow Monsters).
Forgotten Love, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 27, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Street Flow 2 (Banlieusards 2) (France)
Set two years after the events in Street Flow, this crime drama sees Demba (Kery James, Cash) try to turn his life around and resist the desire for revenge after his brush with death. His brother Noumouké (Bakary Diombera, Ganglands) gets involved in brawls between rival neighborhoods, while his other brother, Soulaymaan (Jammeh Diangana, Street Flow), torn between his convictions and ambitions, takes his first steps as a lawyer. (Trailer is from Street Flow)
Street Flow 2, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Wednesday, September 27, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
Vasco Rossi: Living It (Vasco Rossi – Il Supervissuto) (Italy)
In this docuseries, Vasco Rossi, Italy’s most beloved rock star, grants unprecedented access to intimate details of his personal life and successful career over the decades.
Vasco Rossi: Living It, a Netflix Series, premieres globally exclusively on Netflix (date tba). (You can set a reminder for it now.)
The Beach Hotel: Season 2 (Strandhotellet) (Sweden)
Created by author and screenwriter Camilla Läckberg (Hammarvik, The Fjällbacka Murders), this drama returns with eight new episodes that revolve around the Grip and Gyllenmark families, rivals who face new challenges as love, betrayal, and suspense intertwine, and shocking secrets, intricate murders, and unbreakable bonds collide in the picturesque coastal town of Saltsjövik.
The Beach Hotel: Season 2 premieres in the US and Canada on Thursday, September 28, exclusively on Viaplay.
Do Not Disturb (Ayzek ile Bir Gece) (Tūrkiye)
Created, directed by, and starring Cem Yılmaz (The Life and Movies of Erşan Kuneri), this dramedy centers on Ayzek (Cem Yılmaz), a middle-aged man who has been a waiter on ferries for years. But after becoming unemployed due to the pandemic, he eventually finds a job working the night shift at a quiet hotel… until some eccentric guests turn his first night into a wild adventure. Do Not Disturb, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 29, exclusively on Netflix.
Nightmare (Marerittet) (Norway)
Eili Harboe (Succession, The Architect) and Herman Tømmeraas (Ragnarok, Semester) star in this horror thriller as Mona and Robby, a young couple in love. Robby has just landed his dream job and is eager to start a family, despite Mona’s hesitation. Never mind that, cuz they’ve scored an amazing deal on a spacious flat. And never mind that the place is rundown and requires quite a bit of renovation… and that the neighbors are constant fighting and have a screaming baby… and that Mona is suddenly plagued by night terrors, which grow more intense every time she falls asleep. Eventually, Mona’s issues spiral dangerously out of control as she becomes convinced that she is being attacked by a mythical demon — the Mare — intent on possessing her unborn child.
Nightmare, a Shudder Original, premieres in the US and Canada on Friday, September 29, exclusively on Shudder and the AMC+ streaming bundle, and their digital channels, including Shudder on Amazon and AMC+ on Amazon.
The Nordic Murders: Season 3 (Der Usedom-Krimi) (Germany)
Set on the secluded island of Usedom off the north shore of Germany, the opener of this mystery-crime drama series’ third season finds several teens unconscious — and another one dead — from a drug-fueled party at a holiday bungalow party organized by Karin Lossow’s (Katrin Sass, Dogs of Berlin, The Weissensee Saga) grandnephew, Ben (Emil Belton, Intimate). With Ben now a murder suspect, his father/Karin’s nephew, Rainer (Till Firit, Vienna Blood), who works at the Munich Criminal Police Office, gets involved in Ellen Norgaard’s (Rikke Lylloff, Borgen) investigation. Like the victim, Ben was in love with Felice (Lea Freund, Money Murder Zurich), who was abused that night but can’t remember what happened. There are witnesses, though, in the form of some seniors from the neighboring bungalow — except one of them is soon found badly injured in the dunes… The Nordic Murders: Season 3 premieres in the US and Canada on Friday, September 29, exclusively on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.
Anna Castillo (A Perfect Story, La Línea Invisible) stars in this thriller as Mia, a pregnant woman who, with her husband, flees a totalitarian country by hiding in a shipping container. After being forcibly separated, Mia must fight for her survival when she becomes trapped in the container and a violent storm throws it into the sea. Alone and adrift in the middle of the ocean, Mia face challenge after challenge to save her daughter’s life and reunite with her partner.
Nowhere, a Netflix Film, premieres globally on Friday, September 29, exclusively on Netflix. (You can set a reminder for it now.)
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The Scarlet Secret (La femme aux cheveux rouges) (France)
Set in Southern Burgundy, this mystery drama sees out-of-town reporter Antoine (Samuel Le Bihan, Shadows of the Past) teaming up with local woman Constance (Laëtitia Milot, Murder in Avignon) to discover the truth behind the deaths of her parents. The Scarlet Secret has its US linear debut on Sunday, September 24, at 8:30 PM ET, on Eurochannel.
The Menten Files (De zaak Menten) (Netherlands)
Previously available for streaming in the US under the title The Body Collector, this three-part biopic tells the true story of how investigative journalist Hans Knoop (Guy Clemens, The Oldenheim 12, Lord & Master) attempted to uncover the truth about Pieter Menten (Aus Greidanus, Mocro Mafia, The Oldenheim 12), a well-established millionaire art collector who, during World War II, was responsible for the execution of Jewish families in Poland.
Nina in Rome (Nina) (Italy)
Diane Fleri (Rocco Schiavone, Solo) stars in this drama as the eponymous young woman, who finds herself at a crossroads in life as she’s about to turn thirty. After accepting a dog-sitting job in Rome for the summer, she spends her days meandering through the streets of Rome while indulging in tasty pastries and practicing calligraphy. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she meets Ettore (Luigi Catani, Magari), a mysterious and wise young boy, with whom she develops a strong bond. Soon thereafter, Nina meets Fabrizio (Luca Marinelli, Trust, A Dangerous Fortune), a young cello player, with whom she embarks on a transformative journey of love and self-discovery.
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Smash + Grab (UK-US-Serbia-Montenegro)
This documentary centers on the formidable Balkan gang known as the Pink Panthers, the world’s most successful jewel thieves of all time, who, by the time of this film (2013), had stolen nearly $1 billion worth of jewels from boutiques in Dubai, Geneva, London, Paris, and Tokyo. With cutting-edge animation, actual surveillance footage, and never-before-seen interviews with key gang members, the film delves into the gang’s history and introduces viewers to the global police forces who work furiously to stop them — exposing dark truths about the illicit diamond trade and the world’s most ruthless mafia networks.
Acquitted: Season 2 (Frikjent) (Norway)
Following on from the events in Season 1, the second season of this mystery-crime drama finds prosecutor Amina Sahir (Amrita Acharia, The Good Karma Hospital) bringing William (Ingar Helge Gimle, Beforeigners) to trial for the murder of Aksel’s (Nicolai Cleve Broch, The Sandhamn Murders) high school sweetheart, Karine Hansteen — a crime for which Aksel was acquitted in court but still judged as guilty within the community. The new trial takes a toll on everyone in town, and a new incident, the death of another girl, puts the spotlight on the Nilsen family once again.
Costarring Lena Endre (The Hunters), Tobias Santelmann (Exit), Synnøve Macody Lund (Ragnarok), Ellen Dorrit Petersen (Aber Bergen), Fridtjov Såheim (Furia), and Øystein Røger (Fenris), Acquitted: Season 2 begins streaming in the US and Canada on Friday, September 8, on the PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel and the Walter Presents digital channels.
Those Who Kill (Den som dræber) (Denmark)
This crime thriller is the series on which the American show of the same name is based. It follows criminal investigator Katrine Ries Jensen (Laura Bach, The Head, Gangs of London) and forensic psychologist Thomas Schaeffer (Jakob Cedergren, The Sandhamn Murders, The Spider), who team up to track down serial killers in Copenhagen.
Costarring Lars Mikkelsen (The Witcher), Frederik Meldal Nørgaard (Borgen), Lærke Winther (Dicte), and Iben Dorner (The Chestnut Man), Those Who Kill begins streaming in the US and Canada on Thursday, September 14, on Topic and its digital channels, including Topic on Amazon.
Borderland (Über die Grenze) (Germany)
Set in Kehl, this police thriller follows a German father-daughter detective team who work with French colleagues to fight crime in the Ortenau/Alsace border region. The cast includes Thomas Sarbacher (The Diplomat), Philippe Caroit (Perfect Murders), Carlo Ljubek (Beat), Anke Retzlaff (Tatort: Borowski), Bernhard Piesk (The Weissensee Saga), Noémie Kocher (Banking District), and Karmela Shako (Wilsberg).
Header photo credits: Top row (L-R): Class Act (photo credit: Marie Genin / Netflix) courtesy of Netflix; Lolita Lobosco (photo © Global Series Network) courtesy of Walter Presents | Bottom row (L-R): The Bride (photo credit: Cristina Di Paolo Antonio) courtesy of MHz Choice; Burning Body (photo credit: Sophie Koheler / Netflix) courtesy of Netflix
For details about the September premieres of shows from the UK, Canada, and Ireland, visit The British TV Place. For info about the debuts of programs from Australia and New Zealand, visit The Down Under TV Place. For that of a select list of titles from other countries, visit The Global TV Place.