The Kominsky method

the Kominsky method season 1
The Kominsky method
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Sandy Kominsky is an acting coach. He had a brief carreer as an actor himself, but that ship seems to have sailed long ago. Now in his seventies, he observes the rising generation studying in his acting studio. He still tries to get roles through his agent and friend of forty years, Norman. But life isn’t easy when you’re getting old. Funerals become the occasion when friends are most often reunited. Life isn’t much simpler for their children, either, lost in a society that demands happiness and success from everyone. But hey, one step ahead of the other, a little joy from time to time, they make do…

More than Grace and Frankie, this series is targeted for an older audience. However, as its main character, the series stay positive, quietly combative, and resilient. Bittersweet humor and well written characters make it a show you’ll quickly like, even when you’re younger. And the main message is for everyone: it’s never too late to make your dreams come true.

3 seasons, 22 episodes (30 mn), 2018-2021, on Netflix

Created by Chuck Lorre, with : Michael Douglas / Sandy, Alan Arkin / Norman, Sarah Baker / Mindy, Susan Sullivan / Eileen, Lisa Edelstein / Phoebe, Kathleen Turner / Roz

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