“The whole show has been built around the premise of beautiful people with hidden secrets; the screaming begging to escape from women refusing to acknowledge their own rage. Celeste and Jane have been responding to their own turmoil in opposite, equally destructive ways. Celeste, by forcing her secrets down yet more forcefully, only revealing the minimum of truths to her therapist after prolonged digging — a masterclass in acting from Kidman, and screamingly uncomfortable for us: Too real, too real.”

Read more of my thoughts on Big Little Lies: Once Bitten

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