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The Sinner 

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Anthology series that examines how and why ordinary people commit brutal crimes.

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Derek Simonds
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bill Pullman ...  Harry Ambrose 24 episodes, 2017-2020
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Storyline

Follows the story of a young woman who commits a horrific act of violence and rage, and to her surprise, has no idea why. The investigator who becomes obsessed with the case is determined to dig into her past and figure out why this is happening.

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Everyone knows she did it. No one knows why.


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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sinner See more »

Filming Locations:

New City, New York, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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In March 2018, the series was renewed for a second season, also of eight episodes, which premiered on August 1, 2018, and concluded on September 19, 2018. See more »

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Definitely a solid, slow-burn show
9 September 2017 | by AnonymousFilmLover26See all my reviews

This show, "The Sinner" is certainly a slow-burn show. It won't appeal to everyone; and the episodes do move slowly, but with purpose - to build a greater sense of tension and curiosity in the viewer. It's a little extra-sexual in parts, (and I agree with the comment on Ambrose, I feel like his sexual preferences/habits aren't really central to the plot of the show) but for the most part, this too is purposeful...Cora (Jessica Biel) was obviously abused and extremely oppressed as a kid, so she's had less freedom to find herself than the average (30 -something?) woman.

Out of "Somewhere Between", this show, and "Midnight, TX", this is the one I find myself coming back to. It's dark, moody, you KNOW something's just not right but what is it???

Start watching, and keep watching, to find out.


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