Topic is the boundary-pushing streaming service from 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 political drama (The Miracle), or a mind-blowing paranormal mystery from Russia (Dead Mountain), Topic expands your view of the world.
Unorthodox prime minister candidate Benedikt makes an unprecedented announcement: he will resign unless 90% of Iceland votes in the election. The entire nation is intrigued, but so are his opponents. Will his big risk pay off?
Iceland has spoken, but Benedikt is torn. He decides to give the people what they want and then gives them unprecedented democratic power with the help of Twitter. But his revolutionary new government is threatened by a dark secret about his past.
When his father’s parish is threatened, Benedikt continues his streak of revolutionary ideas and proposes the separation of church and state, but nobody is on board. Meanwhile, Steinunn discovers news that will change her and Benedikt’s lives.
On his way to sign Eggert’s development deal in his hometown, Benedikt runs into an old flame, who inspires him to oppose the deal and go off the grid, infuriating his party. When Steinunn tracks him down, she learns the truth about his past.