The Plagues of Breslau

Hidden gold.

I went into this serial killer thriller knowing one thing — it was foreign — but even then didn’t have a clue what language would be pouring out of the TV.

Turns out it’s from Poland, and stars the bristling Małgorzata Kożuchowska, who reminds me a lot of Cate Blanchett.

Here, she’s a deeply-grieving cop whose life is upended by a series of bizarre murders, all tied to local history, and all with the departed being major a-holes.

The twists and turns are frequent, the atmosphere is grim times 100, and Kożuchowska is first-rate.

This one stings, in a good way.

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