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The Sinner 

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A young mother tries to find out what's causing her to have violent tendencies.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Fay Ambrose 5 episodes, 2017
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 Lorna Tannetti 5 episodes, 2017
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 Judge Barrett 5 episodes, 2017
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 Frankie Belmont 4 episodes, 2017
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 District Attorney Lopez 4 episodes, 2017
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 Laine Tannetti 4 episodes, 2017
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 Police Chief 3 episodes, 2017
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 Elsa Belmont 3 episodes, 2017
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 Frankie's Dad 3 episodes, 2017
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 Bruce Herting 3 episodes, 2017
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 Abbi Grayston 3 episodes, 2017
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 Cora (13 y.o.) / ... 3 episodes, 2017
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 Cora's Cellmate 3 episodes, 2017
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 Leah Belmont 2 episodes, 2017
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 Phoebe (9 y.o.) 2 episodes, 2017
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 Dr. Tammy Chang 2 episodes, 2017
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 Erica the Bartender 2 episodes, 2017
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 Sarah Pierson 2 episodes, 2017
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Follows the story of a young woman who commits a horrific act of violence and rage, and to her surprise, has no idea why. And the investigator who becomes obsessed with the case and 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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Definitely a solid, slow-burn show
9 September 2017 | by See 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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