Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
Working as a criminal enforcer, Christian is shocked when stigmata appears on his hands. He soon realizes the signs are accompanied by mysterious powers. But how far can Christian take them, and can he escape the church?
Working as lowly criminal “muscle,” Christian aspires to be so much more. Yet, despite his ambitions, mob boss Lino refuses to promote him. When trouble strikes, an unrelenting pain in Christian’s hands proves to hide a deeper meaning.
Christian finds himself banished from the city and quickly lands in hot water. But after he finds help in an unexpected place, Christian decides to investigate his hands further. Meanwhile, Matteo zeroes in on Christian.
An interaction with Lino’s wife, Anna, leaves Christian fearing the worst—and sends him on the run. But all is not as he suspects, and Lino makes Christian a surprising offer. Meanwhile, Matteo makes an important discovery.
Matteo’s investigation leads him to a mysterious priest named Klaus. News of Christian’s abilities begins to spread—leading to a shift in Lino’s opinion. But when he assigns Christian a dangerous task—not all goes according to plan.
Christian grows fearful of Lino’s retribution. But when a truce is extended, Christian is warned away from taking Lino’s deal—with serious consequences. Matteo gets the information he’s been after, and must make a choice—but at what cost?