TV Series | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
Creator and Writer Nic Pizzolatto acknowledged the strong influence of Thomas Ligotti's and Emil Cioran's philosophical writings on the series: "I'd already been reading E.M. Cioran for years and consider him one of my all-time favorite and, oddly, most nourishing writers. As an aphorist, Cioran has no rivals other than perhaps Nietzsche, and many of his philosophies are echoed by Ligotti". (2014)
Detective Ray Velcoro:
Pain is inexhaustible. It's only people that get exhausted.
Detective Rust Cohle is seen looking at his watch as it beeps. His watch is a mechanical dive watch without any digital components, and is unable to beep.