1899 Netflix is shaping up to be a ‘must-watch’ show, but early viewers of the show have a tip for those thinking about watching it.
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The series is about a passenger ship full of people from all countries around the world which was traveling from London to New York. interesting thing about 1899 is that each character speaks in their own language. This means that many characters actually need someone on screen to translate another person’s words for them.
The problem is compounded if you are watching German Netflix properties in English dubs. necessarily, according to cnet, you miss out on the little twists and turns the language barrier creates in the show. However, all this can be fixed with a simple trick – captions.
Just start the show and from there make sure you have the audio set to “English” [Original],” and subtitles are set to “English” [CC],
This means that when you’re watching the show you’ll only hear English-speaking characters speaking in English – and other nationalities in their mother tongues (but with subtitles in English). This in turn makes the show make a bit more sense as its plot unfolds.
1899 To date, it holds an impressive critic score of 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, while the audience score is 77%. It features some familiar faces from other Netflix international hits like dark (Andreas Pietschmann) and rain (Lukas Lynggaard Tønnesen). also like in the series dunkirk actors Aneurin Barnard and hail caesar Emily Beacham.
Empire called the series “an intriguing, densely layered puzzle-box mystery that defies easy categorization but somehow works.” During this, CBR wrote: “1899 is a strong contender for best feel-bad show of the year, with its insidious characters, incredible suspense and serious stakes.”
summary for 1899 reads,An emigrant steamer heads west to leave the Old Continent. The travelers, a mixed bag of European descent, are united by their hopes and dreams for the new century and their future abroad. But their journey takes an unexpected turn when they spot another migrant ship adrift on the high seas.
1899 is currently available to stream on Netflix.