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      Limited Series – All the Light We Cannot See

      2023 History Drama War TRAILER for All the Light We Cannot See: Limited Series Trailer List
      26% 62 Reviews Tomatometer 81% 1,000+ Ratings Audience Score A blind French girl and a young German soldier's paths collide during WWII. Read More Read Less

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      While All the Light We Cannot See has a bright cast, its potential is often snuffed out by a tonally awkward blend of serious and silly.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Nov 2, 2023 Episode 1 In Nazi-occupied Saint-Malo, Marie broadcasts through an air raid, an act punishable by death; Werner, a young German soldier, listens in. Details Episode 2 Aired Nov 2, 2023 Episode 2 During an intense interrogation, Marie recalls the Nazi invasion of Paris, as Werner remembers a fateful visit from an SS officer to his orphanage. Details Episode 3 Aired Nov 2, 2023 Episode 3 After earning Etienne's trust, Werner opens up about his haunting past and his ties to shortwave 13.10; Daniel goes to great lengths to trick the Gestapo. Details Episode 4 Aired Nov 2, 2023 Episode 4 A hellbent von Rumpel makes his final bid to find the Sea of Flames; as artillery falls and American forces breach the city, Werner races to save Marie. Details Next
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      Previous Helen Trinca The Australian All the Light We Cannot See pushes our buttons for reactions that come even as we see the melodrama, hear the over-the-top score, and wince at the cliches. Dec 20, 2023 Full Review Matthew Gilbert Boston Globe The show, directed by Shawn Levy, doesn’t dig into the big issues it raises, most notably about the possibility of redemption in such extreme circumstances. It skirts them, focusing more on the atmospherics. Nov 8, 2023 Full Review Alison Herman Variety Knight and Levy aim for an uplifting, inspirational tale of connection that transcends division, distance and prejudice, but instead deliver a flat, jumbled story that lacks the desired effect. Nov 6, 2023 Full Review Joanne Laurier World Socialist Web Site The viewer does not know a great deal more about those questions than he or she did before watching the drama. The series tends largely to confirm liberal, muddle-headed accepted wisdom. Feb 2, 2024 Full Review Steve Murray ArtsATL A poetic, absorbingly written 2014 book that won the Pulitzer Prize. Second, it’s an epically bad four-episode 2023 miniseries that should be studied in media classrooms as an example of how good material can be destroyed by the wrong choices... Dec 8, 2023 Full Review Nuha Hassan Nuha Hassan Perhaps All the Light We Cannot See might work for audiences who prefer war dramas, but in the meantime, the heroism of some of the characters is not noteworthy. Dec 1, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Bill H The critics are so wrong about this one… Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/19/24 Full Review Es K It is impossible for me to imagine how anyone who saw this could not love it! I get it; there are few movies/shows that are as good as the book. But this is one of them. "There are countless invisible stories still buried within World War II". As long as we tell them the survivors, heros and victims will be remembered, sometimes even if its in the light we can not see. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/13/24 Full Review christian r Don't Listen To Bad Reviews Not sure why this gets poor ratings. Very confused as to the bad reviews on this. I read the book years ago when it was published but forgot a lot of the plot , So the story was mainly fresh to me. Books and movies/shows are completely different mediums and you can't go into a movie expecting a book. Of course they have to say their motivation sometimes, the author cannot write it out for you. The acting is excellent and the story is wonderfully written. Some things are a little rushed through and I'd love for it to be expanded a little, but it's only 4 episodes. !. The only annoying thing were the accents.... Ruffalo's french accent and Hugh Laurie's rather British one were off. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/13/24 Full Review Leigh A I gave the book 4 stars and the series 5. The plot line is significantly different in parts but the sentiment (if not a little more lighthearted than the book) of the story remains. We all become producer from our couches, including myself and admit that I would of kept key moments of the book into the series and possibly made a 5th episode, however the adaptions made/added made sense for the series. The score, acting, cast and cinematography were perfect. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/05/24 Full Review SundayNightStreaming o All the Light We Cannot See Season 1 - 5.4 - So to start off the story is definitely interesting, and it tells the story by a series of flashbacks all ending with what happens in the end. I think it would have flowed better if they just told the story linearly because it is a cool story. I never really bought into the significance of why they were hunting down this girl so much until in the end, I feel like they could have established what the professor was saying earlier and it would have hooked me more. At first glance it just feels like she is essentially just reading the gospel, but in the end it is much much more. The acting is top notch, with some big name actors in the mix. The drama is often overexaggerated, like somewhat dragged on to an extent. Really puts in perspective how difficult it must be to live while blind, especially back in the day. The model town is one of the coolest aspects of the show, shame to see what happens to it. My last concern is about the diamond. The whole story is about finding it, and then at the end the girl just leaves it be like its nothing. Granted its cursed and she also can not see it, I feel like it should have been more. She was being hunted for it, and then just leaves it on the ground and goes on her merry way. It was a cool historical war drama, not exactly my cup of tea, but an easy 4 episode watch. Official sundaynightstreaming rating of 5.4 Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/05/24 Full Review Susan W I loved watching this mini series.. I just wished it went on for longer. The acting from everyone from little Nell Sutton, beautiful Aria Mia Loberti, Louis Hofmann, not forgetting Mark Ruffalo was excellent. All the actors did a great job. Great idea to turn the book into a mini series, a series which was sad in places but very uplifting in others Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/02/24 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Josh S. Barry
      Anthony Doerr
      History, Drama, War
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Nov 2, 2023
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