«Eighth feeling»: what the show and whether to watch it
Cinema / / December 19, 2019
May 5 will be released the second season of the series from the creators of "The Matrix" Wachowski sisters. Fantastic drama «Eighth feeling" tells the story of what it is - to be in someone else's skin and how to eight people can become one. Layfhaker understands whether to watch the controversial series.
This is the story of eight characters, who live far from each other. They are very different - ethnic, social status and sexual orientation - but connected by a single evolutionary feature. Quite unexpectedly they became senseytami that is gained the ability to sense and at a distance to participate in each other's lives.
At first, the characters only hear and see what is happening around the other senseyta, but with each batch of their ability to become more stronger. For example, they can control the body of another long senseyta at a distance.
At the same time in itself life of each hero - Drama. They are all struggling with the circumstances surrounding the people themselves. Becoming senseytami heroes received not only the superpowers, but also problems: to hunt for them has become a mysterious corporation. Relive the drama of each, and to cope with the common misfortune - that is the task that senseyty decide on the eyes of the audience.
The series went on Netflix June 5, 2015. The first season consists of twelve 60-minute episodes. By Christmas came a special two-hour series with the speaker called Happy Fucking New Year. In the second season will have 10 episodes of the same duration.
Why is it called "The Eighth feeling"?
No, not because the five main senses heroes added three more. The original title of the series Sense8 - a play on words and an allusion to both the eight main characters, and the fact that they have moved to a new stage of development of mankind, and have gained the ability to sense each other.
Who came up with it all?
The idea of the series belongs sisters Wachowski, creators of the movie "The Matrix" and "Cloud Atlas," which embodied it together with writer George. Michael Straczynski. Straczynski is known for participation in the creation of many popular science fiction movies, including "The Changeling" by Clint Eastwood and "War of the Worlds Z».
Critics point out that on a plan of "Eighth feeling" like a "Cloud Atlas". This is a show about how the world works. To be more precise about how the world sees the device sisters Wachowski.
Actors do not let us down?
In the "Eighth feeling" no Hollywood stars, but the familiar Russian audience a lot of people. For example, an English actress Tuppence Middleton is known in the film "The Imitation Game" and "long drop", the South Korean actress Bae Doona starred in "Cloud Atlas," and American John Bryan. Smith played the role of Lt. Matthew in the series "Stargate: Universe". One of the important roles went to British actor nominee for "Amy" and "Golden Globes" Naveen Andrews.
Already after the series transgender Jamie Clayton, who worked at a leading US television, has become known as an actress.
What will happen in the second season?
The ability of the characters to feel each other grow and make them strong in the fight against the mysterious corporation.
As suggested AmericanaThe second season of the show will begin with the following events: a business woman and star kickboxing Sung Park is still in jail; Kenyan bus driver Kafeus experiencing drought; Will police Gorsky manages to escape from the hunter Mister Uispersa.
Why should you watch the show?If you've seen the first season, then surely this issue is not before you. If you have not seen, then here are some reasons:
- This is a fantastic show, which affects the acute problems of our time, which in itself is interesting.
- It is beautifully filmed. Filming of the first and second season is more than a dozen locations on four continents. budget series It amounted to 9 million dollars per episode.
- The "Eighth feeling" good ratings. On "kinopoisk" series based on received 8.1 points out of 10, more than 10,000 evaluations. The site Metacritic drama also gathered generally favorable reviews, receiving 63 out of 100 rating.
And why is not worth watching?
On this, too, there are several reasons. «Eighth feeling" is not worth watching, if you:
- I do not like fiction films with a strong dramatic motivated.
- Unhappy with recent works Wachowski - The film "Cloud Atlas" and "Jupiter Ascending".
- Not ready to dive into the world created by directors and take it for what it is.
- Do not tolerate explicit erotic scenes, including with the participation of gay couples and transgender people.
A strong bias problems LGBT life - one reason the ambiguous comments on the first season of the Russian audience. In the second season it is unlikely that anything will change.
I will be better when you look "Eighth feeling"?
The story is about the problem of identity, religion, sexuality, gender and political views. But it is also a story of self-sacrifice, mutual assistance, kindness and faith in people. This was the first season, this will be the second. The creators are not going to move away from the idea. Therefore, after viewing the "Eighth feeling" you will become more tolerant and accurately inspired to do good works.
Where and when you can see the new season?
series production financed by Netflix. On May 5 and it will premiere. Subscription to the service costs from 7.9 dollars (about 450 rubles at the current rate) per month. If you tie the map, the first month of Netflix, you can use free of charge. Immediately after the premiere will be available on all ten series English language.