Winslet’s mare is a detective in the city where she grew up and was once a high-school basketball star, born to her mother (Jean Smart), daughter (Angoori Rice), and a young grandson born to her late son. Used to live together Ill-tempered and bereaved, the reasons for the mare’s persistent dishonesty slowly become apparent, along with the contours of a case involving a missing girl and a murder, all of which are perfectly normal in this Pennsylvania community. There are no incidents.
Still, “Mare” is more about the hero’s personal life as part of the crime, when Mare meets a new man (Guy Pearce, another “Mildred” holdover) and pursues the fact that he The ex-husband (David Manman), after throwing a stone, is getting on with his life.
To say that the mixing of elements is a familiar thing would be an understanding, but writer Brad Ingelsby (“The Way Back”) and director Craig Zobel (“The Lovers”) put them together in a compelling way after the show started Have been successful. Explaining some of those mentioned mysteries.
“My life is complicated,” Meri says, when she describes Pierce’s character, a novelist who has recently moved to the city, and for once, it’s not just customary exaggeration.
“Ghost of Easttown” ultimately achieves a better production than it describes – perhaps with such an effort it seems proof that it’s not always so much about the content as how you put them together.
“Ghost of Easttown” premieres on HBO on April 18 at 10 pm, which, like CNN, is a unit of WarnerMedia.