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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Adaptation of violent Norwegian crime drama lacks depth.

TV USA Drama 2016
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Eyewitness Review

Can be violent but nothing too graphic

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Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This somber series offers a story that contrasts a big-time crime against the backdrop of a small, generic town. There are some harrowing moments, but as the story unfolds, some of the character interactions feel unnatural or lack dimension. Adding to this is the gray, monochromatic camera work, which visually washes out the story world.

The plot offers enough twists to create a consistent sense of foreboding, and it raises just enough questions to keep it interesting. Nonetheless, Eyewitness isn't a captivating viewing experience, and makes you wonder if something got lost in translation when it was adapted from the original. Regardless, some crime fans might be willing to commit to it.

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