La Révolution is a Netflix Original show which is based on the re-imagining of the French revolution. The show is released exclusively on netflix on 16th October 2020. The trailer of the show was released last month. The series has short clips with violence, weaponry and bloodshed. So you can now easily understand why the show is being referred to as historical horror. The Netflix show is a French creation and so the viewers who do not understand french will have to follow the story with the help of subtitles. If you have watched the trailer of this show then you know that it is not something for faint-hearted people and it is really a horror series which many people won’t be able to watch. So we recommend watching the trailer before watching the series and also if you are a faint-hearted kind of person then watch it with family members. Let us know more about this series so that you can decide whether you should stream it or skip it.
About La Révolution
La Revolution season one released on Friday, 16th October, on Netflix. The entire series dropped onto the streaming service in one go so there will be no need to wait around for the following episode. La Revolution has eight episodes with each episode lasting around one hour long.
The inciting incident for this twisted turn of events seems to be the murder of a 16 year old girl who’s name is Rebecca, who finds herself fighting for her life below ground as a mysterious figure stalks her in the darkness. La Révolution echoes familiar beats from sexy royal and otherwise period dramas with a little bit of fantasy mixed in, so if you are a fan of series like Versailles, The Borgias and more, you will likely be on board.
This era and horror seem like a match which is made in heaven, a sort of spooky gothic soap that combines romance, politics, mystery and scares and creates something extremely entertaining in the process. Like on any good period series, the cast of the series is very hot, the settings perfectly dreary and eerie, the potential for frights and steamy nights endless. The creepy cannibal theories combined with police coverup, royal involvement, forbidden love, brewing political unrest, and a doctor who seems to be catching onto everything before anyone else does all make for a compelling pilot.
La Révolution certainly kicks things off by juggling a lot of stories simultaneously, but it doesn’t ever feel overwhelming. The creepy cannibal theories combined with police coverup, royal involvement, forbidden love, brewing political unrest, and a doctor who seems to be catching onto everything before anyone else does all make for a compelling pilot. I can’t wait to see where the rest of the series takes us, even if it involves me watching some of the more gruesome scenes through my fingers.
We recommend Streaming it. It plays fast and loose with history and political ideals, sure, but more than anything, it’s a fantasy and a spooky one at that. La Révolution is indulgent, bloody, and mysterious.