Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Prairie returns home, now in her 20s with her sight restored. While many believe she is a miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.
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 Abel Johnson (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Steve Winchell (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Jesse (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Buck Vu (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Dr. Hunter Aloysius 'Hap' Percy / ... (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Scott Brown (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Rachel (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Principal Gilchrist / ... (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Elias Rahim (4 episodes, 2016)
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 Mr. Vu (4 episodes, 2016)
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 Renata (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Roman Azarov (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Sheriff Stan Markham (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Mrs. Winchell (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Angie (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Mr. Winchell (3 episodes, 2016)
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 Khatun (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Nina Azarova (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Mr. Bandy (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Rod Spence (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Ali (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Joanne (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Quartet Singer #2 (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Quartet Singer #1 (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Kevin Harris (2 episodes, 2016)
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Created and written by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij (The East), the latest Netflix original delves into the inexplicable reappearance of Prairie Johnson (Marling). Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Johnson returns home, now in her 20s and with her sight restored. While many believe she is miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.

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Although they came out months apart, Netflix gave The OA and Stranger Things the go-ahead at the same time. See more »

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Prairie Johnson: When I say it out loud it all falls apart
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Poetic, Haunting, and Beautiful
17 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show may not be for everyone, however if you're intrigued by deep, energy filled, powerful works of art then I couldn't recommend this more. Sure, on the surface people can nit pick about minute, and overall insignificant details, perhaps in regards to the acting (which I find to be impeccable) or the pace (which is a very superficial observation). If ones analyzing those things then they're missing the point. Anyone seeking a show with true depth, this is for you. This show is one of those masterpieces that brings out something deep in you that makes you change your ways of thinking. This is not a show to simply pay half attention to, or to have on for background noise. This show demands all of you, it will pull you into its vortex. If you enjoy cinema that can truly move you to your core, like Into the Void, Inception, or even Requiem for a dream; really shake your perception of reality, then please give this a chance. It provides such a cold whimsical poetic darkness to your soul. This is a true work of art.


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