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HBO Max Slates New Original from Denmark


The new HBO Max original drama Kamikaze is launching for streaming this November.

The series recently had its world premiere at Series Mania in Lille, where Marie Reuther won the prize for Best Actress in the International Competition. The story follows the fierce and charming 18-year-old Julie (Reuther) on a journey of rediscovery after losing her parents and brother in a plane crash.

The 8×30-minute series is the first Max original commissioned in Denmark and is produced by Ditte Milsted from the production company Profile Pictures. The series is written and adapted by screenwriter Johanne Algren, conceptualized by Annette K. Olesen and directed by Kaspar Munk. Executive producers for HBO Max are Camilla Curtis, Hanne Palmquist, Christian Wikander, Steve Matthews and Antony Root.

Kamikaze was produced with support from the Danish Film Institute (Public Service Fund) and developed with the support of the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

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