The Stateless is based on the true story of an Australian resident named Cornelia Rau. She was involved in a scandal in the first half of the 2000s. The idea of the show originated from immigration detention stories and ended up with the creation of Stateless. Cate Blanchett is the co-creator of the show.
When was the Stateless season released?
The first season of Stateless is released recently. The show was available in Australia on 1st March 2020. It was broadcasted globally on 8th July 2020 by the streaming giant Netflix. There was a set of six episodes for the first season.
Storyline of Stateless
The story starts with the Australian immigration detention centre, where four strangers are introduced to each other. They were all here for different reasons and are presently held by the centre. In the following episodes, the story goes into a flashback in four scenarios showing why each of those people landed up where they are now.
These four strangers are a refugee of Afghan who was trying to make a new life with his family, a bureaucrat who has been caught involved in a national scandal, a woman who is on the run and is an air hostess and a young man who has three children and is running away from a job. The show is all about immigration detention and shows how various issues about it are dealt with. The story will further unfold into the more profound meaning and the hidden humanity in all of it.
According to the makers, the issues addressed with this show are vital, but people will be able to relate to it on a global level. Immigration centres have unlawfully detained many people for various reasons, and Stateless is about their struggle.
Will Stateless get a new season?
Yes, it is most likely that the show ill receive a renewal due to global success. But there are no official announcements about it yet.