MHz’s ‘Vertical Line’

(Photo: Valerio Mastandrea stars in ‘The Vertical Line.’ Source: MHz Choice)

The Vertical Line, debuting today on subscription streamer MHz Choice, finds humor amidst the drama of a cancer patient’s hospitalization.

The eight-episode subtitled series, which originally ran last year in Italy, was written and directed by Mattia Torre, based on his autobiographical book of the same title. Torre passed away this past July at the age of 47.

In the following clip, the character based on Torre ponders his own funeral:

Two episodes of The Vertical Line will drop on MHz Choice every Tuesday this month.

The service costs $7.99 monthly after a 30-day free trial. But you can get 50% off your first month by using the promo code FALL19. To subscribe, or for more info, visit

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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