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Director: Barbara Eder, Luke Watson, Philipp Stölzl

Producer: Schwarm TV Production (a joint venture between Intaglio Films and ndF IP) for ZDF, France Télévisions, Rai Fiction, Viaplay Group, Hulu Japan, ORF, SRF, in co-production with Bravado Fiction and Beside Production, in co-operation with ATHOS

Writer: Steven Lally (Strike Back), Marissa Lestrade (Deep State), as well as Chris Lunt and Michael A. Walker (Young Wallander, Devils)

Cast: Alexander Karim (The Lawyer), Cécile de France (The New Pope), Leonie Benesch (Babylon Berlin, The Crown), Joshua Odjick (Unsettled), Barbara Sukowa (Hannah Arendt), Krista Kosonen (Blade Runner 2049), and Takuya Kimura (2046, I Come With The Rain)

Genres: Drama

8 x 45’

The world’s oceans are exhibiting strange happenings: an ice worm triggering tsumamis; deadly bacteria poisoning drinking water; whales aggressively attacking boats. No reasonable connection, scientists believe there is a sophisticated intelligence retaliating against man.

The scientists man a technologically advanced vessel, delving deep within the Arctic Ocean in search of an unknown menace.

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