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David Haller is a troubled young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, but after a strange encounter, he discovers special powers that will change his life forever.

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Series cast summary:
Dan Stevens ...  David Haller 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Rachel Keller ...  Syd Barrett 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Aubrey Plaza ...  Lenny Busker 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Bill Irwin ...  Cary Loudermilk 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Jeremie Harris ...  Ptonomy Wallace 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Amber Midthunder ...  Kerry Loudermilk 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Hamish Linklater ...  Clark / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Jean Smart ...  Dr. Melanie Bird / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Navid Negahban ...  Amahl Farouk 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Jemaine Clement ...  Oliver Bird 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Katie Aselton ...  Amy Haller 12 episodes, 2017-2018
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Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. Now in his early 20's and free once again, David loses himself in the rhythm of the structured regimen of daily life: breakfast, lunch, dinner, therapy, medications, sleep. David spends the rest of his time in companionable silence alongside his chatterbox friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), a fellow patient whose life-long drug and alcohol addiction has done nothing to quell her boundless optimism that her luck is about to change. The pleasant numbness of David's routine is completely upended with the arrival of a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). Inexplicably drawn to one another, David and Syd share a startling encounter, after which David must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he... Written by FX Networks

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8 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Opaque transparency
13 July 2019 | by bjpafaSee all my reviews

"First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin" Remember Leonard Cohen's Plywood Violin? "Everybody knows"? The fight is clearly fixed. But we are building over the ruins of Pompeii. Good solid psychology. The coherence of chaos, The tendency to form patterns. From an humble fragmented beginning work has been done. Farouk the sapient beast, now making sense of all, Circularity of motivation of characters, How come? It is the beauty of esthetics, visual and audio patterns, lines of charming script. The recurrent world breaker, Ascending to newer heights of philosophical heterodoxy, A touch of all our inner fears, A moment to sit on the chair whithout paying or waiting for the clock Some degree of catharsis. Free analysis, good fiction, amazing, a compliment to the incongruity of the sets. Full of enigmas. That's the moment when Sci-fi comics of the ordinary absurd turns into a piece of the seventh art. Due to monetarization of the game I wrote this positive critic based on the statistical probability of an open, boring end of the series, as happened before. Congrats to all.


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