The Swarm

Category

TV series

International title

The Swarm

Country of production

Germany, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, France, Japan

Year

2023

Synopsis

After years of unbridled pollution and relentless climate change, a mysterious and unseen force from the deep takes control of the creatures of the ocean, manoeuvring them as enemy hosts to declare war on humanity. As human society crumbles under wave after wave of attacks, the fate of the earth lies in the hands of a team of scientists, who must discover the true cause of the attacks and find the unidentified, unfathomable creature beneath them, before it is too late.

Subject

Frank Schätzing

Direction

Barbara Eder,
Philipp Stölzl,
Luke Watson

Script

Steven Lally, Marissa Lestrade, Chris Lunt, Frank Schätzing, Michael A. Walker

Photography

Dominik Berg, David Luther

Scenography

Costumes

Carlo Poggioli

Original music

Dascha Dauenhauer

Editing

Philipp Ostermann, Sandy Saffeels, Robert Stuprich

Cast

Alexander Karim, Cécile de France, Leonie Benesch, Joshua Odjick, Takehiro Hira, Krista Kosonen, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Barbara Sukowa, Oliver Masucci, Klaas Heufer-Umlauf, Lydia Wilson

Producer

Production

Rai Fiction, Viola Film

Distributor

Rai