The series is a mix of family drama and thriller. Already a success in the United States, it will arrive in our country on Sky on demand and streaming on NOW TV. Here are the details.
The Guardian has judged it "absolutely winning" while the magazine Entertainment Weekly has woven the praises, along with other American magazines. Let's talk about the new series coming also to Italy, starring two world-famous actors: Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant.
The series is entitled The Undoing - The Unspoken Truths and is written and created by David E. Kelley, while the direction is entrusted to the Oscar winner for the film In a Better World Susanne Bier. In the U.S. it has already been a huge success, it was one of the most watched mini-series of the last months of 2020. The ratings have exceeded even The Iron Throne and that is why in our country the expectation is great. The show is a perfect mix of family drama and psychological thriller, where the lives of the protagonists, seemingly perfect, are upset by a murder. The story is based on the bestselling novel "You Should Have Known" written by Jean Hanff Korelitz.
The Undoing - The Unspoken Truths: the plot
The Undoing tells the story of the therapist Grace Fraser (Nicole Kidman) and her husband Jonathan Fraser (Hugh Grant) a famous oncologist. They live in the exclusive Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan where they lead a perfect life, along with their twelve-year-old son who attends the most prestigious school in the neighborhood.
Grace's life is what everyone dreams of and she is a prominent therapist, but everything suddenly changes when her family becomes involved in a murder that shakes all their beliefs. The crime will bring up all the truths unspoken in years and allow Grace to know the true identity of her husband.
The TV series is based on the novel "You Should Have Known" written by Jean Hanff Korelitz, which will be published in Italy on January 19 with PIEMME. The Undoing is created by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal and Big Little Lies).
The cast, alongside Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant, includes other well-known names, Donald Sutherland, E´dgar Rami´rez and Italian actress Matilda De Angelis, one of the stars of the hit series Baby. The Italian actress plays the artist Elena Alves, who in the film becomes Grace's friend and will be central in solving the mystery that characterizes the plot.
Where to see The Undoing in streaming
The TV series will air on Sky starting at 06:00 on Friday, January 8, 2021. Every Friday a new episode will be broadcast, available on demand. But the episodes will be available for streaming on the NOW TV platform starting on the same day.
It will also be available to watch on Sky Atlantic starting at 9:15 p.m. and will air for three weeks. In addition, on January 9 and 10, on Sky Atlantic +1 (reachable at channel 111) there will be a marathon completely dedicated to the TV series.