Art & Culture 66’

Series Finales

Friends, Breaking Bad, Lost, Six Feet Under, Mad Men... every show ends. A world disappears for the viewer who's been following them for years. Time had unfolded, and it folded back abruptly. The illusion that the series is an open form and could accompany us to infinity collapses into a few shots that no longer have a sequel.

Even today, raging tweets commenting on the end of Lost are daily. David Chase, creator of the Sopranos, is still summoned to explain the ambiguous ending of his masterpiece eight years later.

Are the series made to last? Series Finales explores with the greatest American showrunners this delicate moment, where everything stops, sometimes leaving fans hungry.

Direction: Olivier Joyard

Production: O2B Films for Canal Plus

Rights: French-speaking territories

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