“Painstakingly, with everything from typography to body hair, the show recreates 1971 Midtown Manhattan in all its seamy, squalid disorder. (…) It’s about the sex trade, but also about the weirdness of human sexuality; there are Mafiosi gangsters, and corrupt cops, and selfish journalists, and new pornographers. (…) The Deuce is David Simon's best work since The Wire.” Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

US, 2017, season 1, ep. 1 & 2, OV (English) st NL + FR, 2 x 54’
Creator(s): George Pelecanos and David Simon
Director(s): James Franco, Michelle MacLaren
With: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Dominique Fishback
Production Companies: Blown Deadline Productions, HBO Entertainment
Broadcasters: HBO, BeTv
Creators: Carl Foreman Jr., Anthony Gaskins
Director: Fred Soligan
Producers: Devin Ershow, Giovanni Colantonio
Production: Gray Hour Media
Year: 2017
Diffusion: IFC
Format: 6 x 8min
Language: English
Country: USA
Frank and Lamar follows two best friends who live together and work together as middle school teachers in New York City. When workplace drama, romance, and personal growth turn their world upside down, their friendship is put to the test.