The Honorable Woman

Drama2014
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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 8

Hayden-Hoyle realises that Nessa has been manipulated to become a martyr for exactly this purpose by both Monica Chatwin, working for the Americans and Jalal El-Amin, working for the same Palestinian cell as Atika and Al-Zahid. He also discovers that Samir Meshal had been murdered by the Americans to stop this revelation. However, despite being feared dead, Nessa re-emerges a captive in Hebron, from where she tries to find Kasim and bring him home.
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