Freud — Netflix

This German series is nominally about the early life and challenges of the father of psychoanalysis, who is here presented as a cocaine-addicted, spiritualist womaniser looking for the meaning of life in his 20s. It’s often silly, always over the top and has very little to do with the real-life character at its centre but it remains reasonably intriguing on its own nutty terms if you just forget everything you think you know about the real Freud.

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