Episode 1 Discussion Questions


What do you think actually happened?

What do you think Marie was feeling and thinking when she made her initial report, as she went through the rape exam, as she continued working with the police, and after finally telling the police that she had made it all up?

What strategies did the law enforcement officers use to investigate the case?

How did the law enforcement officers’ strategies affect how Marie acted?

The episode often portrays the police from Marie’s point of view. How does she see them?

How does the episode portray Marie’s reactions to the police vs. their reactions to her?

How many times did Marie have to tell her story? How do you think this affected her? What did you notice about the flashback scenes when she was asked to tell her story?

What do you think about Judith’s disclosure to the police?