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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Uneven revenge thriller has infidelity, drinking, cursing.

Wildnerness poster: Liv (Jenna Coleman) has hands on Will's (Oliver-Jackson Cohen) back while looking over cliff.

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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

To many words like Dick and the language did not mention that!

Thought I would mention since common sense did not, they say other words like Dick and dickhead several times. I would not have watched this with my kids if I knew that! You really can’t count on dirty words not listed on this site. I am disappointed!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This crime drama is entertaining but pretty uneven. Wilderness uses flashbacks and first-person narration to tell the story of a woman consumed by revenge, and the complicated events that transpire as a result. Will's semi-blatant infidelity makes it easy to despise him, and makes his wife's desire to kill him seem forgivable. Meanwhile, Liv transitions from a wronged wife to a predator, but sometimes in ways that don't always make her a sympathetic character. As the plot unfolds, it's hard to side with either of them, or Cara, who's portrayed as someone who we should feel both angry at and sorry for.

Instead, viewers have to accept that no one is guided by a sense of morality, and watch as they destroy each other and themselves. It's strangely intriguing, but there are some gaps in the story that raise questions that never get answered. That said, Wilderness still offers an overall viewing experience filled with foreboding and suspense that makes it worth checking out.

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