THE HONORABLE WOMAN’s sole writer and director, Hugo Blick, discusses his personal history with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the complex female characters at the heart of the series, and his multiple 2015 Emmy nominations.
From Maggie Gyllenhaal's Golden Globe Award for her role as Nessa Stein, to the series being honored with a Peabody Award, THE HONORABLE WOMAN has been collecting accolades and awards since it debuted. Writer and director Hugo Blick shared with us his inspiration for Nessa Stein's character, his hopes for the series and exactly when he came up with the final twist.
The “splendidly designed” and “unforgettable” miniseries continues to land among 2014′s best TV offerings, with critics praising Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “breathtaking performance”.
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•The Wall Street Journal names THE HONORABLE WOMAN as art of “the best television of 2014″, citing the series’ “splendidly designed suspense” and calling it “packed with action and political intrigue informed by heavy infusions of the psychological, all artfully blended”.
Can’t wait to find out what happens on the series finale of THE HONORABLE WOMAN, Thu., Sep. 18 at 10/9c? Instead of staring at your calendar, sign-up to receive a reminder, then check out these thirteen ways to go deeper into political thriller.
1. Watch video interviews with THE HONORABLE WOMAN star Maggie Gyllenhaal (Nessa Stein) as well as Andrew Buchan (Ephra Stein), Stephen Rea (Sir Hugh) and Janet McTeer (Dame Julia).
2. See photos from every THE HONORABLE WOMAN episode as well as surveillance photos of the characters, the Stein Family photo album, and behind-the-scenes photos with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Janet McTeer, Hugo Blick…
3. Quizzes for every episode as well as cast members Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan and Stephen Rea.
Hugo Blick–creator of political thriller THE HONORABLE WOMAN–discusses the dream-casting that is Maggie Gyllenhaal and the emotionally charged, real-life conflict he chose as the series backdrop.