Aranyélet (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɒrɒɲˌeːlɛt] waterproof floating bag, English: Golden Life) is a Hungarian television series based on the Finnish Helppo elämä crime drama. The show tells the story of a newly rich Hungarian family which’s existence is based on crime and lies. The series premiered in Hungary on November 8, 2015 on the cable network HBO Hungary. The series was renewed for a second season which premiered on November 6, 2016.
Attila Miklósi (Szabolcs Thuróczy) provides his family a rich and easy life in the elite suburb of Budapest. Their fortune is based on his mostly low-profile criminal activities. When Attila’s father dies top 10 football uniforms, he decides to give up his way of living and become a decent person, however, this transformation challenges the very foundations of his family.
Although being a remake of a Finnish series, Aranyélet is only loosely based on the original material, and from the show’s second episode on the plot develops differently. The creators intended to reflect more on the Hungarian society involving new themes and characters.