1934. The Dustbowl. The final conflict between good and evil is about to begin, playing out against a pair of unusual backdrops: a traveling carnival and an evangelical ministry in California.
What to Expect in Carnivàle
Don’t let its 2003 premiere date fool you; this groundbreaking series attracted a devoted fan base that delighted in trying to decode every last frame.
With its ambitious genre-crossing and advanced cinematography, the ahead of its time series is still impressive today.
Expect plenty of intriguing mythology, as well as a detailed history lesson via the series’ realistic 1930s Dust Bowl setting.
The ongoing struggle between good and evil is the driving force behind the series, and its ensemble brims with heroes and antiheroes whose motives will keep you guessing.
A host of familiar faces star, such as Veep’s Clea DuVall as the fortune-telling Sofie and Twin Peaks’ Michael J. Anderson as Samson, the carnival’s mysterious ringleader.
“Something unlike anything seen on television before or since.”