Big little lies it is a mini-series of HBO television and is based on a book of the same name written by Liane Moriarty, who talks about a group of successful women living in Monterrey, an idyllic seaside California Town.
But it’s not all about luxuries and a rich life, these women who apparently have everything in their lives such as the relationships, the works, and perfect kids, hide something bigger, something like a bloody murder in the paradise.
The show is created with jumps in time, so we know from the first episode that there is a murder, the point is to find out who dies, who the killer is and why. But the curious thing is that this murder does not happen on a dark and desolate place, rather, on the contrary, it happens during one of the most important events of the school the Trivia Night.
HBO brings us a dark comedy, where success, affluence, and privilege are slowly but surely undone by secrets, rivalries, deception, and murder. Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, and Nicole Kidman as the stars of the show, keep us intrigued by this series of only 7 episodes till the end. As spectators, it will be like making a journey of the hand of the characters wondering “what will happen now? “ Achieving connection and empathy that will make us put in their shoes and understand why many of their actions.
But without doubt, the main theme of the series is the different facets of abuse and how the victims handle it. So! if you enjoy everything related to suspense and drama, you can not miss the opportunity of watching this series or read the book, both options are just great.