Taiwanese streamer Catchplay has added its authentic sequence “Not a Homicide Story” to its out there lineup in Indonesia. The eight-part sequence combines a gripping prison thriller narrative with an exploration of greed and deception.
The story revolves round Dong, an aspiring actor who lastly will get a possibility to grow to be well-known and profitable, however wakes up at some point subsequent to a useless girl. Dong can’t recall the occasions of the earlier night time, cleans up and levels against the law scene as if it have been a botched theft, however he inadvertently leaves traces. Because the police examine the condominium block, it turns into clear that each one the residents have hidden secrets and techniques and a motive for homicide.
“Not a Homicide Story” is written and directed by Ko Chen-Nien and options Taiwanese stars Liu Kuan-Ting, Gingle Wang and Sonia Sui.
It debuted on Catchplay+ final week with the primary two episodes instantly out there and others importing each Wednesday. In Indonesia, the place the service is accessible as a standalone app, on good TVs and as a part of different channel bundles, the primary episode of “Not a Homicide Story” is accessible without spending a dime to all Indonesian viewers.
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