Series / Welsh with English subtitles / 2 seasons (14 episodes). Each episode is 60 minutes / Original Release: 2017
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 100%
Welsh BAFTA Awards: Winner, Best Actress (Eve Myles); Best Writer (Matthew Hall); Best Original Music (Amy Wadge and Laurence Love Greed)
With an average of 300,000 viewers per episode, it was the most popular show on BBC Wales for 25 years.
“Keeping Faith” received a perfect 100% score from Rotten Tomatoes.
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Welsh noir is picking up the baton from knackered old Scandi noir. KEEPING FAITH, created by Matthew Hall and directed by Pip Broughton, is its flagship.
“KEEPING FAITH” gripped Wales throughout its eight-part run, and I can surely see why. A toothsome plot, indeed. But what gives it its life force is Eve Myles in surely a (deserved) breakout role. Myles is equally at ease gassing drunkenly with Cardiff mates, bouncing babies, and grittily uncovering tracks.
The biggest draw is Eve Myles as Faith Howells. Faith is well-drawn and Myles embodies her completely. Her Faith is full of color and life. Her Faith is also warmth and charm, temper and frustration. Her Faith seems absolutely real. There’s no way you could ever tire of watching Eve Myles.
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