Broadchurch (2013–2017)

TV Series   |  TV-MA   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.


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Chris Chibnall

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5 September 2013 | barmstrong-782-631970
9
| Excellent drama, penetrating insights into the human condition.
The only reason why I'm not giving it a 10/10 is because I have to leave a little room for humbleness. However, without a doubt, one of the best TV dramas that I have ever seen. It blends human frailty, melodramatic egos among professionals, frigid and temperamental relationships among small town residents, child anxieties, and mistrust, in a very artful way. It also shows the very real side of how people are often confused and blameworthy against everyone especially with the most flimsy of evidence.

I probably could come up with more adjectives, and penetrating analysis, but perhaps it is better for those who haven't seen, to see. It left me in tears at the end. I think about my own children, my own family, and it left me with a strange feeling of uncertainty and doubt. It will take me a long time to shake that.

Very good story-telling!

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