Netflix’s New Dark Series “A Nearly Normal Family” Is A Must-See

A Nearly Normal Family

December 8, 2023

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A new thrilling crime series, “A Nearly Normal Family,” is making waves on Netflix, climbing the charts of the most-watched list.

Directed by Per Hanefjord, the series based on the novel by M.T. Edvardsson sees a seemingly ordinary Swedish family hiding a dark secret. When their 19-year-old daughter Stella is arrested for murder, the Sandell family’s carefully constructed facade begins to crumble.

Pastor Adam, lawyer Ulrika, and Stella live a quiet life in a picturesque suburb. But beneath the surface, they harbor hidden resentments and unspoken truths. As Stella’s trial unfolds, the show delves into the complex dynamics of the family and the devastating consequences of trauma and silence.

The gripping psychological thriller that has captivated audiences worldwide. The series boasts an 86% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Viewers are praising its suspenseful plot, nuanced characters, and masterful storytelling.

With its timely themes and captivating narrative, “A Nearly Normal Family” is a must-watch for fans of suspenseful dramas and character-driven stories. So, gather your family (or don’t, depending on the secret you’re keeping) and dive into this thought-provoking series. You won’t regret it. Watch it now on Netflix.

If you’re looking for another dark, family-related series on Netflix, we recommend checking out Mike Flanagan’s” The Fall of the House of Usher.”

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