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.
In Helsinki, child protection agents, Rita and Laura, work tirelessly to protect children from recurrent trauma. A case becomes personal when it forces Rita to face her own disturbing childhood while Laura struggles to find work-life balance.
A teen is released from prison and is struggling with life on the outside. Rita uses questionable methods to prevent the teen from reincarceration. Meanwhile, Laura’s enlisted by her new boss to report on Rita’s activity in exchange for job security.
Pregnant teen, Jasmin, is starting to show as her home situation escalates. She enlists the help of Rita and Laura. Meanwhile, the mother of the missing child from the lakehouse returns to demand justice from Rita in a dangerous way.
News of Jasmin’s pregnancy is met with extreme emotion. Laura takes a custody case personally while Rita learns new information in the case of missing Elli. Jyrki comes into more power at the agency—will he abuse it?
Jasmin battles whether or not to keep the baby when her pregnancy takes an unexpected turn. A break in missing Elli’s case sends Rita on an unsanctioned mission to rescue the child, forcing her to make a questionable decision.
Jasmin runs away from the hospital after giving birth. Laura does everything she can to find Jasmin and keep her baby safe. Meanwhile, new evidence leads police to suspect Rita is involved in the disappearance of Elli.
Christmas is approaching and tension is at an all time high at home for Laura. Jasmin must make a life-changing decision about her baby. Rita’s forced to finally face her dark past as the search for Elli comes to a head.