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The Silent Sea review: South Korean series is a slice of space horror

From a parched earth, Song Ji-an joins a lunar mission to find out how her sister died. With winks to the 1972 Solaris and Alien, word of mouth The silent sea is an intriguing show, says Bethan Ackerley


September 7, 2022

Song Ji-an (Bae Doona) joins a mission that finds a terrifying truth


The silent sea

Director Choi Hang-Yong


IF YOU live in Europe, now seems like a good time to watch The silent sea. With even rainy countries hit by what may be the continent’s worst drought in 500 years, it’s easier than ever to envision a dry future for the Earth.

This South Korean sci-fi thriller debuted on Netflix last December with little fanfare, but its followers have spread the word and it’s now word of mouth…