The Sinner follows a young mother who, when overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage, commits a startling act of violence and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the "who" or the "what" -- but the "why" -- as an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive. Together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.
Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) has successfully closed two cases, and is now preparing for the third. It will be the most difficult and shocking in the career of an experienced detective. The main sinner in the third season of the series will be a respectable citizen named Jamie (Matt Bomer), who got into a commonplace car accident. And although the version of events told by him looks quite convincing, Detective Ambrose senses with his gut that Jamie is not saying something. So a simple investigation turns into a series of secrets that need to be solved, and Jamie, trapped in a trap, begins to go a little crazy ...Read more »