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Period Dramas

Period Dramas

From historical dramas to captivating mysteries, browse our collection period dramas and take a trip into the past.

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  • A Dangerous Fortune

    1 season

    DRAMA | GERMANY | GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-MA
    A breathtaking saga of love, ambition and intrigue in Victorian London, based on Ken Follett's international bestselling novel.

  • A French Village

    7 seasons

    DRAMA | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-MA
    This acclaimed drama is about the German occupation of France during World War II, and its effects on the inhabitants of a small village in Jura. In June 1940, the village of Villeneuve awakes to the arrival of the German army - and the next ...

  • Agatha Christie's Criminal Games

    4 seasons

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Agatha Christie's world-famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies - sexy, witty and definitely addictive! Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style: Chi...

  • Agatha Christie's Family Murder Party

    1 season

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Superintendent Larosière and Inspector Lampion are back in this four-part prequel to The Little Murders of Agatha Christie. The mystery begins when Simon Le Tescou is found dead in his home - and all of his children have motives for murder!...

  • Arde Madrid: Burn Madrid Burn

    1 season

    COMEDY | SPAIN | SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Comedy-drama about a right-wing party loyalist posing as a domestic, sent to spy on Hollywood actress Ava Gardner during her wild stay in Madrid in the early 1960s.

  • Arsene Lupin

    2 seasons

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    Gentleman burglar Arsene Lupin moonlights as a detective in this classic French TV series based on the stories by Maurice Leblanc.

  • Arsene Lupin: 813

    1 season

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    Framed for murder, gentleman burglar Arsène Lupin is caught in a web of intrigue in this 1980 adaptation of Maurice Leblanc's classic novel "813."

  • Babylon Berlin

    4 seasons

    DRAMA - CRIME | GERMANY | GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-MA
    A troubled cop and a working class typist uncover political conspiracy amid the vice and glamour of 1920s Berlin.

  • Bauhaus - A New Era

    1 season

    DRAMA | GERMANY | GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-MA
    Weimar, 1919: World War I has just ended and students flock to the Bauhaus, the new art school that would shape the 20th century like no other.

  • Cesare Mori

    1 season

    DRAMA | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    The true story of how Cesare Mori ("The Iron Prefect") cleaned up the Sicilian Mafia is a little-known chapter of Italian history and spans the years from World War I to the rise of Fascism. In one night alone, he and his men arrested 300 de...

  • Demimonde
    1 season

    Demimonde

    1 season

    DRAMA | HUNGARY | HUNGARIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    The story of three women in 1914 Budapest whose passionate, bizarre and complex relationship can only lead to one thing - murder.

  • Detective De Luca

    1 season

    DRAMA - CRIME | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Against the backdrop of Italy’s political upheaval, Fascism and chaos during the ten-year period between 1938 and 1948, Detective De Luca does the one thing he knows how to do best: be a cop. He investigates and solves crimes in the ...

  • Enrico Piaggio: Vespa

    1 season

    DRAMA | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    In postwar Italy, entrepreneur Enrico Piaggio risks everything on his latest invention, soon to be the most famous scooter in the world - the Vespa!

  • Germinal
    1 season

    Germinal

    1 season

    DRAMA | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    The uncompromisingly harsh story of a coal miners' strike in 1860s France, based on Emile Zola's classic novel.

  • The Heavy Water War

    1 season

    DRAMA | NORWAY | NORWEGIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Six-part dramatization of one of the most compelling stories of World War II: British intelligence and the Norwegian military's heroic struggle to thwart Nazi Germany’s atomic bomb ambitions by sabotaging the heavy water plant in Rjukan, N...

  • Hotel Almirante

    1 season

    DRAMA | SPAIN | GALICIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    A suicide in a luxury hotel leads to revelations from the past in this romantic drama set in 1940's Spain.

  • La Permission

    1 season

    DRAMA | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    France, 1917: while mourning her missing brother, young Jeanne faces marriage with a man she doesn't love. She's resigned to her fate until a Sengalese rifleman who served with her brother shows up.

  • The Little Murders of Agatha Christie

    2 seasons

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    Agatha Christie's world-famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies - sexy, witty and definitely addictive! Set in the 1930s, these iconic stories introduce two new investigators in classic Christie style:...

  • Maigret
    9 seasons

    Maigret

    9 seasons

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Sporting his pipe that seems a nod to Sherlock Holmes, the pragmatic, reserved and refined Maigret investigates murders in his singular unhurried manner and inevitably discovers the truth. To crack his cases he peels back the veneer of see...

  • Nero Wolfe

    1 season

    MYSTERY | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
    Curmudgeonly aesthete Nero Wolfe may be one of Rome's finest investigators, but he'd rather tend to his orchids. Newly transplanted from the US, he’s ready for clients who pay well and don’t irritate him excessively. Based on the classic n...

  • The New Adventures of Arsene Lupin

    1 season

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Francois Dunoyer returns as the rakish gentleman thief Arsene Lupin in this 1995 series based on the novels and stories by Maurice Leblanc.

  • The New Nurses

    5 seasons

    DRAMA | DENMARK | DANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    A Danish hospital in the 1950s embarks on a radical experiment: training men as nurses.

  • Nicolas Le Floch

    1 season

    MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    Paris, 1761. Brilliant young Parisian police commissioner Nicolas Le Floch works under Monsieur de Sartine, the Royal Lieutenant General of Police. Louis XV's kingdom is plagued by conspiracies and murders. With the help of his faithful sub...

  • Once Upon a Time in Vigata

    1 season

    DRAMA | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
    The fictional town of Vigata in the 1880s is the setting for three outrageous and bawdy Sicilian tales from the pen of Montalbano author Andrea Camilleri.