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SCENE STEALERS

Taming Savages

Co-creators Sabri Louatah and Rebecca Zlotowski recall how they partnered for French drama Les Sauvages (Savages) and highlight an opening scene that sets a clash of religion, culture and family politics in motion.

IN FOCUS

Drama that delivers

From the writers and producer of Danish dramedy Rita comes Fred til Lands (Deliver Us), which tells the story of five people who decide to plot a murder. DQ goes behind the scenes to find out how this thriller, once developed for the US, made it to screen.

STAR POWER

Upholding the Law

My Life is Murder star Lucy Lawless, famed for starring in Xena: Warrior Princess, tells DQ about her first lead role in an Australian drama and putting an entertaining spin on the evergreen crime genre.

IN FOCUS

Artistic masterpiece

Amazon Prime Video’s animated drama Undone elevates its storytelling with a unique visual style. Femke Wolting, co-founder and MD of producer Submarine, reflects on the creative process behind the series.

STAR POWER

Higher ground

British actor Freddie Highmore made his name in feature films and as a young Norman Bates in Psycho prequel series Bates Motel. He explains why his starring role in ABC medical drama The Good Doctor is his biggest challenge yet.

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Murder in the family

Prodigal Son co-creators Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver explain how this Fox murder mystery doubles up as a twisted family drama.

IN FOCUS

Interview technique

The stakes are high in Netflix’s international cat-and-mouse crime drama Criminal, with each episode comprising a single police interview. DQ interrogates the cast and creative team about the series.

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Wild side

Cristian Conti, creator of Colombian drama Wild District, talks about themes of the Netflix series and the increasing prominence of non-English-language drama.

SCENE STEALERS

Point of no return

Exec producer Marcel Ferrer outlines a key scene in Spanish-language political drama Preso No 1 (Prisoner No 1), which is produced by Telemundo Global Studios for US network Telemundo. It was co-developed with Keshet International, which distributes with Telemundo.

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What lies beneath

Executive producer Liza Marshall, writer Mark O’Rowe and actor Mark Strong open up about the making of Sky1’s emotionally complex Temple, which is based on Norwegian drama Valkyrien.

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Grilling Berger

German director Edward Berger reveals some of the secrets behind filming Deutschland 83, The Terror and Patrick Melrose, and discusses the changing role of the director.

ON LOCATION

Out of time

DQ visits Oslo to find Vikings and people from the Stone Age and the 19th century wandering the streets of the Norwegian capital. It’s all part of the story of the first original drama from HBO Nordic, Beforeigners.