Low Winter Sun: Season 1 (2013)



Critic Consensus: Mark Strong makes for a compelling lead, but Low Winter Sun is too serious for its own good, sagging under the weight of its bleak, brooding tone.


Air date: Aug 11, 2013
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Season Info

Police officers Frank Agnew and Joe Geddes murder Joe's former partner and after internal affairs get called in and Agnew gets put in charge of finding the killer, the pair do all that they can to keep the truth hidden.

Network: AMC
Premiere Date: Aug 11, 2013
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Mark Strong (II)
Mark Strong (II)
as Det. Frank Agnew
Mark Strong
Mark Strong
as Det. Frank Agnew
Lennie James
Lennie James
as Det. Joe Geddes
Athena Karkanis
Athena Karkanis
as Det. Dani Kahlil
Sprague Grayden
Sprague Grayden
as Maya Callis
Billy Lush
Billy Lush
as Nick Paflas
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Ruben Santiago-Hudso...
as Lt. Charles Dawson
Trevor Long
Trevor Long
as Sean Foster
Alon Abutbul
Alon Abutbul
as Alexander Skelos
Ron C. Jones
Ron C. Jones
as Reverend Lowdown
James Ransone
James Ransone
as Damon Callis
David Costabile
David Costabile
as Det. Simon Boyd
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Critic Reviews for Low Winter Sun: Season 1

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (20)

It gets too caught up trying to be a Very Serious Television Drama, rather than an intriguing story told well.

Full Review… | August 18, 2014

Sadly, Low Winter Sun lacks the lean snap of classic noir.

Full Review… | October 8, 2013
Top Critic

It's a swaggering, snarling mess so rife with clichés that one has to believe the majority of them are intentional.

Full Review… | September 16, 2013
Top Critic

The ensemble is well-cast and believable, but most impressive is London-born leading man Strong, who's reprising the role he played in the original series, this time swapping his character's Scottish accent for an American one.

Full Review… | September 6, 2013
Common Sense Media

For those looking for yet another quality show for their Sunday nights, "Low Winter Sun" soars high.

Full Review… | September 6, 2013
Boston Herald

Low Winter Sun's cast is top-notch all the way around, especially the actors playing the detective partners-in-crimes. Lennie James.

Full Review… | September 3, 2013
Miami Herald
Top Critic

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