Trepalium, Arte, France
Pitch: Thriller drama series set in the end of the 21st century. The economic situation is a nightmare: only 20% of the population is actively employed while everybody else is jobless. The Actives live secluded within the city limits. On the fringes, in the Zone, live the Jobless. Two opposing territories in a dehumanized society. Separating them is a fortified wall. On one side, the Jobless, hungry, thirsty, in a state of total abandon. On the other, the Actives, forever terrorized by the idea of losing their jobs.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the drama series was among the top 10 most commented premieres of the week in social media in Europe, number one in France.
Premiere: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Distributor: Lagardère Studios Distribution
6 weekly 60-minute episodes