A middle-school math teacher Olive and her marriage with Henry which spans 25 years.
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 Harmon Newton 4 episodes, 2014
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 Bonnie Newton 4 episodes, 2014
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 Doyle Larkin 4 episodes, 2014
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 Louise Larkin 4 episodes, 2014
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 Angela O'Meara 4 episodes, 2014
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 Jim O'Casey 3 episodes, 2014
SerahRose Roth ...
 Mrs. Manhattan 2 episodes, 2014
Nancy E. Carroll ...
 Lois Granger 2 episodes, 2014
Sean Vincent ...
 Manhattan Child 2 episodes, 2014
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 Rachel Coulson 2 episodes, 2014
Patrick French ...
 Mr. Manhattan 2 episodes, 2014
Marianna Bassham ...
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 Christopher (Age 13) 2 episodes, 2014
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 Denise Thibodeau 2 episodes, 2014
JoJo Whilden ...
 Aid Rite Passerby 2 episodes, 2014
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Calder Melvoin ...
 Stan the Man 2 episodes, 2014
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 Jerry McCarthy 2 episodes, 2014
Maryann Urbano ...
 Linda Kennison 2 episodes, 2014
Katie Elinoff ...
 Stock Girl 2 episodes, 2014
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 Kevin (Age 13) 2 episodes, 2014
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 Mrs. Howe 2 episodes, 2014
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 Waitress 2 episodes, 2014
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 Mrs. Merriman 2 episodes, 2014
Amanda Collins ...
 Nurse Patricia 2 episodes, 2014
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 Tony Kuzio 2 episodes, 2014
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 Irene O'Casey 2 episodes, 2014
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 Pig Mask 2 episodes, 2014
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 Ski Mask 2 episodes, 2014
Zillah Glory ...
 Marlene Kuzio 2 episodes, 2014
John Vincent Mason ...
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 Mr. Thibodeau 2 episodes, 2014
Dee Nelson ...
 Mary Blackwell 2 episodes, 2014
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Adrianne Krstansky ...
 Cynthia Bibber 2 episodes, 2014
Lucas Caleb Rooney ...
 Cooper Foster 2 episodes, 2014
Richard Snee ...
 Robert Larkin 2 episodes, 2014
Celeste Oliva ...
 Morning Aide 2 episodes, 2014
Joseph Oliveira ...
 Fisherman / ... 2 episodes, 2014
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A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community. Written by HBO

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There's no such thing as a simple life.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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2 November 2014 (USA)  »

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Olive Kitteridge - Mit Blick aufs Meer  »

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John Gallagher Jr. auditioned for both the roles of adult Christopher Kitteridge and adult Kevin Coulson, before getting cast as Christopher Kitteridge. See more »

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Featured in The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) See more »

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Acting at its best
29 November 2014 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

I love Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins since I saw them both in Burn after reading. That was when I started to collect (and see) all movies from the Coen brothers, including Fargo, where Frances McDormand was very good. And I always see every movie which has Richard Jenkins as well. But that here was when I realized how incredibly good actors they both are, it just was magic. Like I was spying on some family somehow, you never felt it was just acting. The story was sad, and sometimes embarrassing, but it had wonderful pictures and it was so.... human. I had to keep looking. And in the end there was hope as well. So maybe I should have given more than 8 points, for the acting was definitely 10/10.


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