Mare of Easttown
Series | English | 1 season (7 episodes) Each episode is between 58 and 66 minutes
In a bleak suburb of Philadelphia, police detective Mare Sheehan is juggling two crimes: the recent murder of a teenage mother and a young girl missing for almost a year. Mare is also trying to keep her own life from falling apart which includes a divorce, a son who committed suicide, dealing with her overbearing mother, Helen, a custody battle with her former daughter-in-law, a fractious relationship with her teenage daughter, and the unwelcome assignment of Colin Zabel, an aggressive assistant detective. But through it all, Mare is resilient and determined to find solutions to the crimes she’s investigating and her personal life.
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus) 94%
- Metacritic Score: 82
- Primetime Emmy Awards: Nominated, Best Limited or Anthology Series; Outstanding Director (Craig Zobel); Outstanding Lead Actress (Kate Winslet); Outstanding Supporting Actress (Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart); Outstanding Supporting Actor (Evan Peters); Outstanding Writing (Brad Ingelsby)
- Hollywood Critics Association: Nominated, Best Live-Action Television Movie; Best Actress (Kate Winslet); Best Supporting Actor (Evan Peters); Best Supporting Actress (Jean Smart)
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If you can have a defining performance this late in a career, this is surely Winslet’s. She is absolutely wonderful – and ably supported by the rest of the cast.
MARE OF EASTTOWN holds our interest throughout, thanks to writer Brad Ingelsby and the brilliant ensemble cast led by Winslet in one of the most resonant performances of her career.
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