The Honourable Woman (2014)
Thursday 21st August 2014
From the Bafta® award-ward-winning writer and director Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line) and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight, Secretary) and Andrew Buchan (Broadchurch), The Honourable Woman will be released on BBC DVD on 1st September 2014.
As a child Nessa Stein (Maggie Gyllenhaal) 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.
An independent entrepreneur, equal parts idealist and pragmatist, she has worked tirelessly to help cultivate an atmosphere of reconciliation between the Israel and Palestine. But when she awards a highly lucrative contract to a Palestinian businessman, who is later found dead, Nessa and her brother Ephra (Andrew Buchan, Broadchurch), come under renewed close scrutiny of Whitehall and the Secret Intelligence Service.
Set against the gripping backdrop of government paranoia and espionage The Honourable Woman is a complex thriller that tells the story of one woman's personal journey to right the wrongs conducted in a past life.
- An introduction to The Honourable Woman
- Behind the scenes footage
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.