Parents' Guide to

Mare of Easttown

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Suburban murder mystery has violence, sex, drinking.

TV HBO Drama 2021
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Shame about the language

Attempted to watch this on three separate occasions but completely put off by the amount of offensive language. Seemed like every other word in the first ten minutes. Shame but couldn’t get past the profanity.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 15+

Good for 15+.

I think this is good for kids 15+, but maybe 13+ if you fast forward some parts.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (2):

Kate Winslet may be the star, but it's the ensemble here that makes her new murder mystery series stand out from those that are pure logic puzzles or that focus strictly on killers or detectives. Before turning into a full-blown whodunnit, Mare of Easttown takes its time getting to know the town of Easttown and its inhabitants. It's interested in characters over pure plot. And, though Winslet's Mare is obviously at the center of the action, the town is made up of a sprawling cast of richly defined characters. Twists and turns inevitably come, but the depiction of Easttown itself (from Winslet's accent on down) is what makes the show work.

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