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Big Little Lies 

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The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.

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Season 2 Premiere


2018

The return of "Big Little Lies" will explore the "malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. ...


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Celeste makes a bold move; Madeline deals with fallout from her past; Jane learns who's really been hurting Amabella.


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While Madeline and Celeste take new in town single mom Jane under their wing, none of them realises how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all. Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive. Written by Anand Patel

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A perfect life is a perfect lie. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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19 February 2017 (USA)  »

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Big Little Lies - Piccole grandi bugie  »

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Of all the houses the lead characters reside in, only Celeste and Perry's seaside mansion is actually located in the Monterey Peninsula. The rest of the locations are in Malibu, Calabasas and Pasadena. Nearly all the interiors were shot on sound stages in Los Angeles. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Reese Witherspoon/Nick Swardson (2017) See more »

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Cold Little Heart
Performed by Michael Kiwanuka
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Very creative with a sinister wit and some intelligence...
20 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

I almost gave up on it after the lacklustre and uncreative beginning, but then the clever structure and intricate story-line kicked-in, followed by the interesting characters who are slowly taking form. Their purpose and meaning to the unfolding mystery is becoming evident and damn fascinating. All thanks to the performers who have already got this perfectly down-pat in the first episode, and that allows the story to take shape and meaning for the remainder of the series.

So far this series is more than about fighting mums and a "who-done-it". What is so prevalent in the first episode is the underlying themes of parenthood, marital relationships and school-mom politics. I'm sure the writers will have more juice to add as the series progresses.

For now, it's the mystery that has got me hooked. And to heighten my viewing pleasure, it is the development of the characters and the conflicts surrounding them, and also within, that makes me want to watch it that little bit longer, hopefully right to the very end of the series that is slowly peeling away the hypocrisy and the nastiness of an affluent suburb/town!


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