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Rectify: Season 2 (2014)




Critic Consensus: Its scenic landscapes and rewarding slow burn prove Rectify's second season to be just as good, if not better, than the first.


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Season 2 of the drama continues the tale of convict Daniel Holden (Aden Young), who spent 19 years on death row, had his verdict overturned, was released, and returned to his family in a small Georgia town.


Aden Young
as Daniel Holden
Abigail Spencer
as Amantha Holden
J. Smith-Cameron
as Janet Talbot
Luke Kirby
as Jon Stern
Clayne Crawford
as Ted Talbot Jr.
Adelaide Clemens
as Tawney Talbot
Bruce McKinnon
as Ted Talbot Sr.
Michael O'Neill
as Sen. Roland Foulkes
Hal Holbrook
as Rutherford Gaines
J.D. Evermore
as Sheriff Carl Daggett
Sean Bridgers
as Trey Willis
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Critic Reviews for Rectify: Season 2

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (14)

Rectify isn't a whodunit, and that frees it up to explore all kinds of big questions about redemption, forgiveness, the double-edged sword that is freedom, the reach of maternal love, the subjectivities of time, and the purpose of religious belief.

June 20, 2014 | Full Review…

We're often accustomed to programs that leap forward through large chunks of time but Rectify is a methodical piece about conversations and moments more than a sprawling narrative.

June 19, 2014 | Full Review…

Few shows are so grounded. And, if you have a little patience, few shows are so worth watching.

June 19, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The show that returns tonight is better than ever; its slowness and care strike me as even more distinctive and refreshing than they were a year ago.

June 19, 2014 | Full Review…

An extremely ungenerous feeling came over me as I watched the first three episodes of the second. It was that itch of impatience you get when you would like someone to get over something horrible already, but only because you, anyway, are exhausted by it.

June 19, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The joy of last season's discovery has given way to a hope that Rectify's continued strong performances won't be snuffed out by a steady downbeat of characters' lives further unraveling.

June 18, 2014 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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