Guilt

Season 1
 (23)
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Brothers Max and Jake couldn’t be more different. Max is wealthy with an apparently perfect life. Jake scrapes by, running a record shop. Driving home late one night, they accidentally kill an old man on a darkened street. They conceal their crime, but when others suspect the death wasn’t as innocent as it first appeared, the brothers’ lives start falling apart.
Starring
Mark BonnarJamie SivesRuth Bradley
Genres
Suspense
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Episode 1
    September 5, 2021
    59min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On a quiet residential street in Edinburgh, brothers Max and Jake run down an old man while Jake is driving them home from a wedding--stoned and uninsured. They carry on with their lives hoping Walter's death will be passed off as due to natural causes, but the brothers end up being pulled further into Walter's world.
  2. 2. Episode 2
    September 5, 2021
    58min
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    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Max tries to derail the private detective he engaged to calm Walter's niece Angie's fears. Max is also dealing with threats from Walter's neighbor Sheila, who reveals that she witnessed something that night. For a price, she will keep her mouth shut. Can Max convince his increasingly suspicious wife, Claire, to part with the money under the guise of yet another lie?
  3. 3. Episode 3
    September 12, 2021
    57min
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    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Angie and Jake's burgeoning but complex relationship has hit a problem. Jake wants to make things work and starts asking questions about why Max controls the shop's accounting. Is there more to the record shop than it first appears? Unable to control his little brother's rocking of the boat, Max takes matters into his own hands, with terrifying results for Jake.
  4. 4. Episode 4
    September 12, 2021
    60min
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    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Sheila claims ignorance when she discovers Walter's real niece has been in contact. Max orders Jake to leave the country with Angie, promising to sort everything out. Angie is still suspicious of Max, and tries to prove to Jake that Max is not looking after his brother's best interests. Max and Angie have their own separate suspicions about Sheila's real involvement in the night of Walter's death.

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  1. Bonus: Guilt Trailer
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    September 5, 2021
    2min
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    English [CC]
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    Take a first look at Mark Bonnar and Jamie Sives in Guilt. Brothers Max and Jake find that their guilt over an accident leads them into a dangerous world, where everyone has a hidden agenda. Who can they trust? Can they trust each other? New episodes airing weekly starting 9/5.

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Directors
Robert McKillop
Supporting actors
Sian BrookeEmun ElliottEllie HaddingtonBill Paterson
Producers
Gavin SmithNeil ForsythSusanne SimpsonKirstie MacDonaldNeil WebsterGregor SharpJules Hussey
Season year
2021
Network
PBS
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Format
Prime Video (streaming online video)
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3.6 out of 5 stars

23 global ratings

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G. TeslovichReviewed in the United States on October 14, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Only Slightly Predictable
No one of importance is likable. Skeletons in the closet for all. Inconclusive ending gives producers a chance for additional second season income as the improbabilities stretch out.
Brothers late night partying & drive home results in a bystander meeting front end of car with not a good outcome. From this point onward the improbabilities start to add up into deadly mess. Who's to blame is where the twists start adding up. Some may call it dark humor or maybe dark commentary.
AmadeusReviewed in the United States on September 23, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Disappointing
The plot of the show - hit and run, a couple of twists with mistaken identity, Jake (one brother) acting role - good and has depth. The rest is terrible - main character’ wife affair is laughable (Tina from Gym as lust interest for Clair - both cliche from another movies. Older brother was Ok for a couple of first episodes but then it went in another sordid template. Boring but only from the second part.
J. HuntReviewed in the United States on September 8, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Only parts 1 and 2 were shown. .
Next 2 parts are next week on mpt and Amazon mpt
2 people found this helpful
LETHA DUNNReviewed in the United States on October 9, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Great story, good performances, plenty of twists
This series is rich with twists and turns as more is revealed each episode. It's dark in a quiet way. I wish they'd explored in the characters a bit more. This could have been 10+ episodes and just as engaging if we got some depth to their stories. But as-is, Guilt is a fine tale of people making terrible mistakes and trying not to pay for them.
Rebecca BlasbandReviewed in the United States on September 16, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Brilliant dark comedy
Best thing I've seen in a long time, if you like Fargo and In Bruges, you'll love this. Excellent writing, directing and acting. Totally fresh. Bound to be a cult classic. Can't wait for Season 2.
3 people found this helpful
rosetpaReviewed in the United States on September 26, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Great first half, very disappointing conclusion
At the end of the first 2 episodes, I thought I'd figured out the actual plot and thought it was ingenious. Wanted very much to see it play out in the last 2 episodes. Instead the plot went haywire. It undercut its own presentation of the characters, concocted actions that I sure didn't remember, and arrived at a totally illogical explanation of who the real villain or villains were. Good cast, good opening went totally to waste.
Too bad they didn't go with their own hints in the first half--that would have been a terrific show.
P. StrandquestReviewed in the United States on September 7, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Hilarious, but....
This was a very funny show...but try as I may, I have been unable to figure out wtf the "ending" was all about. Wait for season 2 or is that it?
One person found this helpful
SeeinGreenReviewed in the United States on September 18, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Soooo Many Twists
This one kept me guessing and I like that...Great acting and wonderful plot twists. Ending unexpected but that's life sometimes..
3 people found this helpful
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