A widow becomes the object of a dangerous stalker, obsessed with her husband's work.
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Julianne Moore ...  Lisey Landon 8 episodes, 2021
Clive Owen ...  Scott Landon 8 episodes, 2021
Jennifer Jason Leigh ...  Darla Debusher 8 episodes, 2021
Dane DeHaan ...  Jim Dooley 8 episodes, 2021
Joan Allen ...  Amanda Debusher 8 episodes, 2021
Sung Kang ...  Dan Beckman 7 episodes, 2021
Michael Pitt ...  Andrew Landon 6 episodes, 2021
Sebastian Eugene Hansen ...  Young Scott Landon 6 episodes, 2021
Clark Furlong ...  Paul Landon 6 episodes, 2021
Ron Cephas Jones ...  Professor Roger Dashmiel 5 episodes, 2021
Claire Keane ...  Child Lisey 4 episodes, 2021
Giovanni Celentano ...  Drummer 3 episodes, 2021
Omar Metwally ...  Dr. Hugh Alberness 3 episodes, 2021
Anastasia Veronica Lee ...  Child Amanda 3 episodes, 2021
Ariana Jalia ...  Child Darla 3 episodes, 2021
Jonathan Rayson ...  Matt / ... 3 episodes, 2021
Michelle Girolami ...  Woman in White 2 episodes, 2021
Brian Hutchison ...  Chief Craig Richards 2 episodes, 2021
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A widow becomes the object of a dangerous stalker, obsessed with her husband's work.

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Lisey's Story is about a woman who's husband gets assassinated in public. Pablo Larrain, the director of the show also directed Jackie (2016) which is about the wife of President Kennedy, who was also assassinated in public. See more »

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Lives up to the book.
4 June 2021 | by durham100See all my reviews

I bought Carrie when it came out and have been reading his works ever since. There have been many masterpieces and a small number not so good - but always there was something good in them which I enjoyed and to write as much as he has and never fall below top class is a tough, maybe impossible ask. I read Liseys story and hated it. It was slow, boring and turgid - I was disappointed and sad. It was the first King book I wanted to end quickly so I could just put it away and forget about it. It was like it wasn't written by him at all.

I thought I'd give the tv series a go in the hope that it may offer some redemption.

It doesn't. It's just like the book. It is self indulgent, over the top arty, confusing and ultimately unsatisfying. Julianne Moore is wonderful as she always is and does the best she can with what she is given to work with. Clive Owen is as wooden as often as she is amazing and makes no change for this role. Its early days of course but I am delaying watching the second one as two in a row would be far too much to endure. It's a totally different type of story of course but this is no better, indeed is much worse, than the recent version of The Stand which at least offered some decent set pieces and some humour. I hope it improves but after the books first few chapters, it certainly didn't so I don't hold out much hope. Sorry Mr. King, just telling it how I see it.

P. S I have a Samsung phone and loved Servant...


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