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David Simon (The Wire) dompelt ons onder in de snel groeiende porno-industrie in het New York van eind jaren 70. The Deuce is een gevoelig maar compromisloos portret van de Big Apple met zijn rokerige bars en sombere steegjes, met kleurrijke rollen voor James Franco en Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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
PRECEDED BY A WEBSERIES : FRANK & LAMAR
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.