'Kamikaze' : 5 things you need to know about the HBO Max Danish drama

'Kamikaze' : 5 things you need to know about the HBO Max Danish drama
A still from Kamikaze (HBO Max)

HBO MAX has a varied collection of movies and shows to choose from with 'Kamikaze' set to be added to this list. The series will consist of eight episodes is the first Max Original commissioned show in Denmark and look to be very interesting.

Speaking about the show's global release Christina Sulebakk the General Manager of HBO Max EMEA said, "The best stories are able to transcend languages or geographical borders. 'Kamikaze' is one of those shows that will resonate with viewers wherever they are. As HBO Max goes global, we are excited to give subscribers worldwide day and date access to this masterful piece of storytelling and introduce them to the exceptional performance from lead Marie Reuther". The series will debut two episodes on its premiere day with two episodes to follow weekly. Read on to know more about the HBO Max show.


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When does 'Kamikaze' release and where to watch it

'Kamikaze' is an eight-episode series set to release on November 14, 2021. You can stream it on HBO Max.

What is 'Kamikaze' about

The official synopsis reads, 'The story follows the fierce and charming 18-year-old Julie on a journey of rediscovery, after losing her parents and brother in a plane crash. Suddenly, she finds herself alone in a large mansion with expensive cars in the garage, and, in theory, everything that most people only dream of: youth, beauty and money – lots of money - but material possessions hold no value to Julie anymore and she is forced to search for a reason to go on. She embarks on a wild and turbulent trip that takes her from her native Denmark to the far corners of the world.' The series is based on the novel Muleum by Erlend Loe.

Who stars in the Danish drama

Marie Reuther  as Julie

Marie Reuther is an actress who is known for starring in the Danish series 'Badehotellet'. She has also acted in the fantasy drama movie 'Bleed', the short films 'We Are All Leaving', 'Soy No Soy'and the movie 'Brother'. She is set to star in HBO Max's 'Kamikaze and will play the lead role of Julie.



The drama series also stars Charlotte Munck (Open Spaces), Johan Rheborg ( Kenny Begins), Mads Reuther (In The Blood ), Aleksandr Kuznetsov (The Scythian), Carla Philip Røder  (Yes No Maybe), Vidhi Kastebo (Iqbal& The Jewel of India), Casper Kjær Jensen (Shadows In My Eyes) and Anders Matthesen (The Marco Effect).


'Kamikaze' 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, and Christian Wikander.


The trailer shows the before and after of Julie's life. She loses her family and goes down a different path than she planned.

Click below to see what 'Kamikaze' has to offer


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