Best of 2018

Discover the shocking true crime, powerful political thrillers, and gripping original dramas that kept Sundance Now members riveted all year.

Discover the shocking true crime, powerful political thrillers, and gripping dramas that kept us riveted all year.

The Restaurant
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Drawing comparisons to DOWNTON ABBEY, this sprawling ensemble drama begins at the end of WWII and runs across two decades, following the ever-changing lives of the Löwander family and the popular restaurant they run.

The Little Drummer Girl
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In this bold adaptation of John le Carré's spy novel, a fiery and brilliant young actress (Florence Pugh), meets a mysterious stranger (Alexander Skarsgård) in Greece who draws her into a high-stakes game of international espionage.

Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
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Jim Jones. A name that lives in infamy. This chilling true crime series investigates the charismatic preacher turned cult leader who ordered the deaths of over 900 people.

The Cry
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When their newborn baby goes missing in a small town in Australia, young parents Joanna and Alistair are forced to face the unthinkable.

The Split
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If you loved The Good Wife and are a fan of Nicola Walker (UNFORGOTTEN, LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX), you’ll love The Split; an emotionally charged, fast paced, and masterfully acted drama that follows the Defoes - a family of all-female divorce court lawyers faced with mounting domestic issues both in and out of the courtroom.

Next of Kin
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In this acclaimed crime drama GP Mona Harcourt (Archie Panjabi) discovers that her brother has been kidnapped in Pakistan just as a terror attack rocks West London. The effects of this day will have dire consequences for her family and put her loyalties to the ultimate test.

McMafia
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McMafia journeys through a labyrinth of international criminals, money launderers, corrupt politicians and ruthless intelligence agencies.

Deutschland 83
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It's 1983. The Cold War is hot. Martin Rauch, born and raised in East Germany, is sent to West Berlin as a reluctant undercover spy.