|UK||2016||60||Thriller . Horror . Drama|
Not watched Charlie's death leaves Nathan struggling with unanswerable questions, and rakes up his grief over the death of his son. But it's harvest time and Charlotte needs everyone to pull together to get the harvest in - the farm's future rests on the flowing fields of wheat. Yet when a series of freak occurrences threaten the crop, Peter, a disturbed young villager is blamed; and Nathan must step in. Peter is vulnerable and suffering, hearing voices in his head that demand a blood sacrifice. While Charlotte works to save the harvest, Nathan must put his own troubles aside. Can he unravel a dark family secret to save Peter from both a vengeful spirit and the superstitious villagers turning against him?
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The first episode certainly does its job, as it set its hooks into my curiosity with entertainment, emotion and terror. Given the chance, The Living and the Dead proves to be an hour of television well worth tuning into each week.We Got This Covered Full Review
The results are certainly mixed; at times, The Living And The Dead doesn’t feel so much ambitious in its combination of science fiction, creature features, and Gothic horror as it does apologetic. ... The cast is solid, but its two leads are both standouts.The A.V. Club Full Review
With the protagonists' interior evolution amounting to little more than window dressing, there's no pervading direction in which the series can go, leaving the audience with an episodic collection of occasionally creepy, sometimes luridly poetic, yet barely distinguishable hauntings.Slant Magazine Full Review