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The Path: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: With strong performances, deep writing, and skilled direction, The Path offers an absorbing observation of the human condition, even if a rushed pace occasionally blunts the impact.


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A family struggles with relationships, marriage and power during a controversial religious movement in this drama series.


Aaron Paul
as Eddie Cleary
Michelle Monaghan
as Sarah Cleary
Hugh Dancy
as Cal Roberts
Rockmond Dunbar
as Abe Gaines
Ali Ahn
as Nicole
Amy Forsyth
as Ashley Fields
Kaili Vernoff
as Kerry Ridge
Kyle Allen
as Hawk Cleary
Minka Kelly
as Miranda Frank
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Critic Reviews for The Path: Season 1

All Critics (47) | Top Critics (23)

Overall, it's not a bad beginning to a series intent on exploring human suffering and the lengths people will go to in order to stop hurting.

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Whatever its destiny, this welcome addition to Hulu's stable of original programming is a uniquely engrossing family drama, as distinguished by strong character-driven writing and a talented ensemble cast.

March 29, 2016 | Full Review…

The Path has many things working in its favor, not least of all the way it takes a leap into big questions of faith.

March 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Dark and fascinating.

March 28, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Katims and his protégé Goldberg know better than anyone that TV takes time, and they'll get it here. The Path could, and possibly will, improve.

March 25, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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The Path is not a rollicking Scientology takedown but a more measured, slow-building dismantling of the insidious accommodations required to maintain absolute religious certainty.

March 31, 2016 | Full Review…
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