“I Am Ruth,” the latest addition to Dominic Salvages’ “I Am…” franchise, has freshly won two BAFTAs. Starring Kate Winslet and her real-life daughter, it is a slow-burn story unfolding a family drama.
The movie addresses the plague social media has brought on the young generation and shows a mother’s innumerable failed attempts at connecting with her daughter.
After winning a BAFTA award for ‘Best Single Drama,’ the series is the latest craze in the cinema world. So let’s get down to learn where exactly you can catch ‘I Am Ruth.’
Where to Watch “I Am Ruth”?
“I Am Ruth” Premiered on December 8, 2022, and has since been available on Channel 4, the UK streaming website. If you live in the United Kingdom, this is your best way to watch the 6-episode.
Channel 4 is free of cost if you can bear with the ads. If you want an ad-free experience, the monthly packages start from £3.99 ($4.98).
How to Watch “I Am Ruth” in America?
If you live in the US and want to watch “I Am Ruth,” you must use a VPN to bypass the geographical content blocker. You will find the series on Channel 4 after using a VPN.
In order to use a VPN, download a preferred VPN app or Chrome extension. After installing it, connect to a UK-based server. Now, you can visit the Channel 4 website and begin watching “I Am Ruth.”
Alternatively, you can also use Beebs, which is a Chrome-based plugin that allows you to unlock all major UK TV channels. You can use Beebs regardless of where you are from and will be able to watch “I Am Ruth” or any UK tv series and movies you want.
Is “I Am Ruth” Based on a Real Story?
No, “I Am Ruth” is not based on a particular real story and instead takes inspiration from the tales of parents who have struggled to rid their children of their social media addiction.
The series brings awareness to the mental health illnesses that prolonged exposure to the fake social media world can cause. As the tale of a moth and daughter unfolds in “I Am Ruth,” you will learn the difficulty in communication and genuine connection that these children, teenagers, and young adults lack.
“I Am Ruth” has been an incredible success and has won two awards at the 2023 BAFTA TV Awards. Kate Winslet and Mia Threapleton joined Dominic Salvage as he accepted the award. In the acceptance speech, he confessed that he wanted to portray the bits of life that no one really wants to talk about. Check out the entire speech and reaction to the award right here:
Within the span of six episodes, “I Am Ruth” has painted a melancholic reality of the world and the alienation faced by people. Have you watched the award-winning series yet? Let us know what you think about it in the comments below.