1899 was shown at the Toronto Film Festival just a few days ago. 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 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 cramped people below - we know it from "Titanic" - fleeing poverty and hoping for a better life on the other side of the ocean and the high society partying on the upper decks seem to have big secrets.
And the captain of the steamer has received a message similar to Maura's and wants to clear up his personal riddle. But things 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 interwoven here?