Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
The Swedish-language drama series Beartown premiered overseas last year, and it’s coming to the United States this month, courtesy of HBO. The show centers on the intersection between power and responsibility in a small town, in which a star junior ice hockey player sexually assaults a woman who turned down his advances. This clearly won’t be a light and breezy viewing experience – instead, this snowy, bleak-looking Nordic drama appears to grapple with some serious and worthwhile topics including consent and culpability. Check out the trailer below.
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