Under the Banner of Heaven

Under the Banner of Heaven

TV-MA

A gripping drama that explores the dangers of blind faith and fundamentalism

7.6

TV Show

United States, United States of America
English
Crime, Drama, Mystery
2022
Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Garfield, Billy Howle
65 min

What it's about

A devout detective's faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family's spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

The take

In Under the Banner of Heaven, Andrew Garfield plays Detective Jeb Pyre, a devout Mormon whose faith is shaken when he takes up a violent case that involves his church. When he discovers the gruesome death of a fellow worshipper and her 15-month-old child, he is driven mad by the choices he needs to make about his faith, his family, and the threat of fundamentalism these two pillars present. Terrifying and compelling, Under the Banner of Heaven is not for the weak-hearted, but it is recommended to anyone up for a good, challenging watch. 

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