After Life: Season 1 TV review - Aussieboyreviews
WILL THE HUMOUR IN AFTER LIFE: SEASON 1 BE OFFENSIVE TO TEENS?
It’s likely that fewer teens than adults will find the language offensive, but After Life’s R18+ rating is suitable for mature, older teens. This satisfying TV series created by Ricky Gervais is funny and dramatic.
Struggling to come to terms with his wife Lisa’s death, Tony, a writer for a newspaper adopts a gruff new perspective and tries to push away his other loved ones.
Creator: Ricky Gervais
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Diane Morgan, Tom Basden, Tony Way, Mandeep Dhillon, Ashley Jensen, David Bradley, Kerry Godliman, Penelope Wilton
Release Date (Australia): 8 March 2019
Episodes: Episode 1 / Episode 2 / Episode 3 / Episode 4 / Episode 5 / Episode 6
Genre: Comedy, Drama
CONTENT GUIDE (warning: May contain spoilers)
The film contains strong themes in the form of discussions and references to suicide, as well as mild thematic material including loss and grief.
There is a scene in which a punch is very briefly depicted.
The series contains frequent use of the words “f**k” and “f**king” as well as several uses of “c**t”, “s**t”, “twat”, “c**k” and “hell”.
There are several scenes of drug use, including a single scene where a character is depicted overdosing on heroin.
The series contains crude references to sex and masturbation.
Aussie boy's thoughts
Ricky Gervais provides a story of loss, grief and frequent insults in this confident show. Despite a sometimes-slow pace, After Life is outrageously satisfying and funny, but is also packed with the most amazing and powerful lines you’ll ever hear.
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