What is Cruel Summer (TV) About?
Cruel Summer is a gripping and tension-filled American psychological thriller television series that takes place in the 1990s. The show revolves around the lives of Jeanette Turner and Kate Wallis, two seemingly average teenage girls whose lives are forever changed when Kate goes missing and Jeanette becomes the prime suspect. Spanning across three different years, each with its own version of events, the story slowly unravels the intricate web of secrets and lies surrounding the mysterious disappearance. With its intricately woven plotlines, Cruel Summer captivates viewers with its constant twists and turns, keeping them on the edge of their seats. The show explores powerful themes of identity, perception, and the profound consequences of the choices we make. Through its clever use of narrative structure and nuanced character development, Cruel Summer offers insight into the intricate nature of human relationships and the complexities of truth and deception.
The first episode of Cruel Summer aired on April 20, 2021 and the most recent episode to air was on July 31, 2023.