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.
Through episodic installments, a futuristic society where people dream of perfection experience conflict created by artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual realities, robots, superpowers, and global disasters.
Based on the short story by Kim Hey-Jin, the caregiving robot has the ability to feel and express emotion. Ho Joong is faced with the devastating choice between saving the life of a comatose woman, or her suicidal daughter.
A society relies on Manxin, a highly-accurate artificial intelligence fortune telling service. In a quest to find Manxin’s developer, two individuals with differing motives find themselves face-to-face with an unpredicted reality.
A fine dust plague dramatically shortens life expectancy, dividing society into two classes. One class is vaccinated, providing a 100-year life span. The lower class unable to afford the vaccine faces a 30-year life expectancy.
Based on Korean short story by Kim Chang-Kyu a detective who prefers to rely on human instincts due to a traumatic childhood event is forced to have an artificial intelligence partner implanted in her brain in order to solve a murder case.
Based on the Korean short story by Kim Dong-Sik. With one week until doomsday, superhumans around the globe reveal their true powers. A group sets out to bring the superhumans together in order to (hopefully) save the world.
A budding romance on a virtual dating app is interrupted at a crucial moment when it crashes. The users are keeping secrets from each other, but without the app they are forced to decide if they should meet in real life.
In a future society, people are brought back to life through AI implants. A fatal accident forces a mother to reckon with her decision to revive her son as a cyborg when the artificial intelligence begins to interfere with life as they knew it.