"Nothing short of a masterpiece."Associated Press
A SundanceTV Original Series
Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal (Secretary), Stephen Rea (The Crying Game) and Janet McTeer (Damages)

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“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Series Recap

Posted 01/16/2015 12:00 PM by
“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Series Recap

Zionist arms dealer Eli Stein is assassinated in front of his children Nessa and Ephra.

29 years later, Nessa Stein is running her father’s company, having shifted its focus from weapons to communications in pursuit of the peace process. Nessa awards a contract to Palestinian Samir Meshal, who is promptly murdered.

Kasim, the young son of Atika, Ephra’s nanny and mistress, is abducted.

MI6 spy Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle investigates Meshal’s death.

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Critics Tout “THE HONORABLE WOMAN,” Celebrate Golden Globe Win

Posted 01/13/2015 9:45 AM by
Critics Tout “THE HONORABLE WOMAN,” Celebrate Golden Globe Win

THE HONORABLE WOMAN’s final episode may have aired in September, but critics haven’t stopped celebrating the “chilling” series and its “universally terrific” performances. Meanwhile, TIME, HuffPo and others report on star Maggie Gyllenhaal taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Movie or Mini-Series.

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I Spy: Top 10 Real-Life Female Sleuths

Posted 01/13/2015 9:00 AM by
I Spy: Top 10 Real-Life Female Sleuths

Call them spooks. Sleuths. Femme fatales. Few figures are as compelling as female spies. They’re unthinkably brave; they do things most of us can’t even imagine. Sometimes they’re world-famous; sometimes they hide in plain sight.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Wins a Golden Globe for “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

Posted 01/11/2015 9:53 PM by
Maggie Gyllenhaal Wins a Golden Globe for “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

Maggie Gyllenhaal won a Golden Globe for SundanceTV’s THE HONORABLE WOMAN in the “Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television” category.

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“The Wall Street Journal” Cites “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Among Best TV of 2014

Posted 12/31/2014 12:16 PM by
“The Wall Street Journal” Cites “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Among Best TV of 2014

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”.

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Critics Name “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” One of the Year’s Best Series, Applaud Maggie Gyllenhaal

Posted 12/24/2014 1:49 PM by
Critics Name “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” One of the Year’s Best Series, Applaud Maggie Gyllenhaal

The “mesmerising” miniseries keeps making best-of-2014 lists while Maggie Gyllenhaal trumpets her love for the role of Nessa Stein.

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