The Night Of
New York today. Naz Khan (Riz Ahmed), a student of Pakistani origin, gets invited to a party. Without his father’s consent he takes his car – a yellow cab – and sets off from Queens to Manhattan. When a beautiful woman gets in, Naz doesn’t know that it’s the beginning of his horror. He is soon accused of murder and he has to face justice. Attorney Jack Stone takes his side.
A crime drama miniseries produced by HBO exposing the weaknesses and prejudices of the American judiciary was created by an Oscar winner, Steven Zaillian, (screenplay for “Schindler’s List”, “Moneyball”) and Oscar nominee Richard Price (screenplay for “The Color of Money”, “The Wire” series). The cast of the series features such big names as John Turturro (“Barton Fink”), Riz Ahmed (“Nightcrawler”), Bill Camp (“Tamara Drewe”), Oscar nominee Jeannie Berlin (“The Heartbreak Kid”).
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written by Steven Zaillian, Richard Price
cast John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Bill Camp, Jeannie Berlin, Payman Maadi
HBO, drama series