When you don’t feel like going anywhere, we suggest getting comfortable and spending your evenings in front of your favorite gadget, delving into the twists and turns of the characters’ lives in movies. Mini-series are perfect for weekends because they consist of 3-8 short episodes with a complete storyline. Stock up on popcorn!

  • All the Light We Cannot See

Premiere Date: November 2, 2023

Director: Sean Levy

Actors: Louis Hofmann, Lars Eidinger, Aria Mia Loberti, Mark Ruffalo

Genre: Drama, War, History

Number of Episodes: 4

The plot of the dramatic mini-series “All the Light We Cannot See” unfolds at the end of World War II. Fate brings together a blind Frenchwoman, Marie Le Blanc, and a German, Werner Pfennig. Marie broadcasts on the radio, knowing that she could be executed for it, while Werner, a radio operator, refrains from reporting Marie’s transmissions containing encrypted messages for the American aviation bombing the city. Despite not knowing each other, the young people share something in their pasts. Finding themselves on opposite sides of the barricades, they become each other’s light in the darkness of life. “The war was started by crazy old men,” Werner says. But the young people believe that “the light within us is eternal, and darkness lasts only a moment.”

For the mini-series, Sean Levy based it on the bestseller by Anthony Doerr, for which Doerr was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The script was written by Steven Knight, the creator of “Peaky Blinders,” “Locke,” and co-author of “Taboo.”

Premiere Date: October 19, 2023

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner

Actors: Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Amaka Okafor, Kyle Soller

Genre: Science Fiction, Detective

Number of Episodes: 8

In 2023, Detective Hasan finds a body on Longharvest Lane in Whitechapel. In 1941 and 1890, two other detectives discover the same body… Four eras — 1890, 1941, 2023, and 2053. London detectives, living in different times, investigate the mysterious murder of the same person. To save Britain’s future, they must uncover the murder that changed the course of history.

  • Who Is Erin Carter?

Premiere Date: August 24, 2023

Directors: Ashley Way, Savina Dellicour

Actors: Evin Ahmad, Sean Teale, Denise Gough, Indica Watson

Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime

Number of Episodes: 7

Erin Carter flees from England to Spain with her daughter Harper. In their new location, she finds a job as a substitute teacher at a school. Erin is passionate about exploring British history. She is a caring mother and devoted wife, and her life flows calmly and steadily. However, one day Erin goes shopping at a supermarket, which is stormed by robbers who take everyone hostage. The customers are rescued, and the police begin an investigation. This is when the hidden side of Erin’s past life, which she has always carefully concealed from others, begins to unfold. The peaceful life of the British woman in Barcelona is thrown into turmoil, and she is forced to do whatever it takes to save her loved ones.

Premiere Date: April 27, 2023

Director: Kasper Barfoed

Actors: Fanny Bernth, Josephine Park, Peter Zandersen, Dick Kaysø

Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime, Biography

Number of Episodes: 4

The mini-series from Denmark is based on real events. Nurse Pernilla gets a job at the city hospital. She begins to suspect that the mysterious deaths of patients are not accidental, but are connected to one of her colleagues. The nurse turns to the police, believing that many patients may be in danger. After being fired from her job, she decides to undertake her own investigation.

  • Florida Man

Premiere Date: April 13, 2023

Directors: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Julian Farino

Actors: Edgar Ramirez, Abby Lee, Emory Cohen, Anthony LaPaglia

Genre: Television Drama, TV Detective, Comedy

Number of Episodes: 7

“Florida Man” is an American criminal comedy series by Donald Todd, starring Edgar Ramirez. Its plot is based on the internet meme “Florida Man.” Retired cop Mike Valentine gets into debt due to his passion for gambling. To pay them off, he has to work for a gangster named Moss Yankov. Mike gets drawn into a whirlwind of crimes, intrigues, and temptations while also trying to locate Spanish treasures.

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