TV series show: Pain and beauty in ‘The Underground Railroad’

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    Alison Sargent brings us a roundup of the very best series hitting streaming services this month, starting with the hotly anticipated adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Underground Railroad”. Director Barry Jenkins has been praised for his sensitive handling of the story; we discuss how some key screenplay and cinematography decisions bring relief despite the gruelling subject matter.

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