Any Human Heart : Season 1

Metascore
54

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 2 out of 6

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Feb 11, 2011
    80
    While it's not the triumph that "Downton" was, it's a special, lovely miniseries that lingers in your imagination like a richly drawn memoir.
  2. Reviewed by: Mary McNamara
    Feb 14, 2011
    70
    It is a long journey and at times a slow one, but with more than a few delightful oases.
  3. Reviewed by: Ginia Bellafante
    Feb 11, 2011
    70
    Any Human Heart is a kind of "Forrest Gump" for the literate: an intimate, picaresque chronicling of the life of a fictional British writer who intersects with notable events, ideas and personages of the 20th century in ways both amusing and catastrophic.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Mar 4, 2011
    7
    Though not up to the usual Masterpiece standard, Any Human Heart is generally well-made and entertaining.And it's always a joy to watch Jim Broadbent.
  2. Feb 25, 2011
    4
    As a Brit who uses this website frequently, one of the things that i find odd is how fast and loose PBS are with the word "Masterpiece". ThisAs a Brit who uses this website frequently, one of the things that i find odd is how fast and loose PBS are with the word "Masterpiece". This is one of those occasions. It's a dull, lazy, derivative period piece that flatters to deceive. Full Review »