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Snowfall 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
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A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s.
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Series cast summary:
Damson Idris ...  Franklin Saint 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Carter Hudson ...  Teddy McDonald 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Isaiah John ...  Leon Simmons 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Sergio Peris-Mencheta ...  Gustavo 'El Oso' Zapata / ... 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Amin Joseph ...  Jerome Saint 28 episodes, 2017-2019
Angela Lewis ...  Aunt Louie / ... 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Michael Hyatt ...  Cissy Saint / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Emily Rios ...  Lucia Villanueva / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2018
Reign Edwards ...  Melody / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Kevin Carroll ...  Alton Saint 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Filipe Valle Costa ...  Pedro Nava / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Peta Sergeant ...  Julia / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Malcolm M. Mays ...  Kevin Hamilton 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Marcus Henderson ...  Andre Wright / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Alon Aboutboul ...  Avi Drexler / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Adriana DeGirolami ...  Soledad / ... 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Gail Bean ...  Wanda 13 episodes, 2018-2019
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A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s.

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Release Date:

5 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Snowfall See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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This is good TV!
6 September 2017 | by jonmccannSee all my reviews

It could be considered a bold move, putting on a new to air show, with relatively unknown actors, at the same time that big series are coming back and on air, such as Game of Thrones, Ray Donovan, Ballers etc!

But this stands out, not because it's better, those shows are awesome and this is just starting out, but because it has the exact feel, sense, and in fact you can almost smell the authenticity from the outset. That sounds bizarre, I know, it came from my head, but watch an episode and you will know what I mean. It is gritty, holds no punches, but at the same time it isn't that graphically violent, except a couple of places, it leads the viewer into working things out for themselves, pretty much the same way halt and catch fire does, you are left to work things out like a puzzle, with confirmation shortly after and a pat on the back to yourself, which makes for great TV in my opinion!

OK, it is a bit sceptical in places, could a young lad scale the heights he does, but I believe it is more of an overview of what life was like then and how poverty and tough climatic times can make you seek out something that you may otherwise never consider, which is quite in tune for a lot of people these days, one paycheck from the food bank!

Ultimately, this tells a relatively true story, but not centred around specific real life characters, and has a flexible feel to the actual situation back then, but that's drama and it does work out without you thinking, that's just not plausible. I would call this an indie style title, because I suspect it will go unnoticed a lot by people, but maybe a couple of years down the line it will get noticed and become a classic, bit like Banshee became and that bodes well given that it appears to have a second season green lit, which is great considering it was initially a 1 season docu-drama (as I understand)!


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