The Honorable Woman

60 minutes

The Honorable Woman is a fast paced, labyrinthine thriller set against an international political backdrop. With Hugo Blick's (The Shadow Line) distinctive rhythmic style and vision as both a writer and director, he brings together a compelling drama about family inheritance, international business and world politics. Nessa Stein's (Maggie Gyllenhaal) father was a Zionist arms procurer, and as children, she and her brother witness his assassination. As an adult, inheriting her father's company, she dramatically inverts its purpose from supplying arms to laying high-spec data cabling networks between Israel and the West Bank. Now in her thirties, her sudden appointment apparently due to her tireless promotion of projects for reconciliation between the Israelis and Palestinians, creates an international political maelstrom.

60 minutes

The Honorable Woman is a fast paced, labyrinthine thriller set against an international political backdrop. With Hugo Blick's (The Shadow Line) distinctive rhythmic style and vision as both a writer and director, he brings together a compelling drama about family inheritance, international business and world politics. Nessa Stein's (Maggie Gyllenhaal) father was a Zionist arms procurer, and as children, she and her brother witness his assassination. As an adult, inheriting her father's company, she dramatically inverts its purpose from supplying arms to laying high-spec data cabling networks between Israel and the West Bank. Now in her thirties, her sudden appointment apparently due to her tireless promotion of projects for reconciliation between the Israelis and Palestinians, creates an international political maelstrom.

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Hayden-Hoyle uncovers that Nessa has been manipulated both by people close to her and by governments intent on exploiting her work. A thrilling climax in the desert wastelands sees Nessa fighting to save her life and the kidnapped child's as she attempts to make her way home.

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s1e8 The Paring Knife
September 18, 2014
August 21, 2014
Hayden-Hoyle uncovers that Nessa has been manipulated both by people close to her and by governments intent on exploiting her work. A thrilling climax in the desert wastelands sees Nessa fighting to save her life and the kidnapped child's as she attempts to make her way home.
Series Finale
Hayden-Hoyle uncovers an international government cover-up in relation to the Stein wiretap and Ephra is drawn into making a fatal mistake. In Palestine, an act of terrorism stuns the Stein family and the wider international community and has far-reaching repercussions.

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s1e7 The Hollow Wall
September 11, 2014
August 14, 2014
Hayden-Hoyle uncovers an international government cover-up in relation to the Stein wiretap and Ephra is drawn into making a fatal mistake. In Palestine, an act of terrorism stuns the Stein family and the wider international community and has far-reaching repercussions.
Ep1
s1e1 The Empty Chair
July 31, 2014
July 3, 2014
July 31, 2014
The Empty Chair
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s1e2 The Unfaithful Husband
August 7, 2014
July 10, 2014
August 7, 2014
The Unfaithful Husband
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s1e3 The Killing Call
August 14, 2014
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August 14, 2014
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s1e4 The Ribbon Cutter
August 21, 2014
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s1e5 Two Hearts
August 28, 2014
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s1e6 The Mother Line
September 4, 2014
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s1e7 The Hollow Wall
September 11, 2014
August 14, 2014
September 11, 2014
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s1e8 The Paring Knife
September 18, 2014
August 21, 2014
September 18, 2014
The Paring Knife
Series Finale

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This has been on my "someday" list for a while. Well, "someday" was July 23. I'm only through the first two episodes, but I'm already (re) obsessed with the brilliant Maggie Gyllenhaal. And I am enjoying the slow rollout of Lady Stein's backstory and secrets. Well done.
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I really wanted to love this show, but I just didn't. It is sadly very forgettable. I actually watched it last year and just now thought to myself "Oh, I never got a chance to finish this one" and I clicked it and after seeing all the "watched" boxes checked I still couldn't remember watching it. I had to read the summary recaps and then I finally remembered watching. I have a good memory, this show just was not memorable. Very good acting though.
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