The Honorable Woman


Written and directed by Bafta winner Hugo Blick and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman is a fast-paced thriller set against an international backdrop. As a young girl, Nessa Stein witnessed the assassination of her father by the armed wing of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. Now in her late thirties, Nessa is at the forefront of the Middle East peace process. Ennobled for her campaigning work, the newly made Baroness must fight forces that are conspiring against her as she awards a highly lucrative contract to a Palestinian businessman. When he is subsequently killed, Nessa and her brother come under the close scrutiny of Whitehall and the Secret Intelligence Service. Set against the gripping backdrop of government paranoia and espionage, The Honorable Woman tells the story of one woman's personal journey to right the wrongs conducted in a past life.
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Season 1
Episode 6

Nessa discovers that it was Ephra who ordered the wiretap and that Kasim's life hangs in the balance as a new Palestinian businessman, Jalal El Amin demands a partnership in Nessa's data cabling business in return for the boy's safety. The rejected Israeli, Shlomo Zahary, having proved his innocence from corruption and now in tandem with Hayden-Hoyle, begins to investigate exactly how the wiretap was initiated. Saleh Al-Zahid (Nessa's abuser) arrives in London intent on an unknown deadly purpose.
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