Parents' Guide to

The Sister

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Uneven thriller has drugs, drinking, smoking, sex, murder.

TV Hulu Drama 2021
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This dark mini-series offers a psychologically disturbing narrative that slowly uncovers the details about Elise's mysterious death, and Nathan's role in it. Flashbacks are used to reveal the events leading up to Nathan and Bob's meeting, allowing viewers to see what led up to that moment and to understand the significance of the later plot twists.

There are some suspense-filled moments, but the overall series feels sluggish, thanks to the deliberately slow pacing of events occurring in real time. Additionally, the disturbing aspects of Nathan's actions, which are central to the story, are never fully explored. As a result, The Sister creates an eerie, but uneven, viewing experience that leaves you feeling more frustrated than creeped out.

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