The Night Of (2016)
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Subtle Beast 

As attorney Jack Stone counsels Naz, lead detective Dennis Box investigates the crime.

Director:

Steven Zaillian

Writers:

Steven Zaillian (created by), Richard Price (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Turturro ... John Stone
Riz Ahmed ... Nasir 'Naz' Khan
Bill Camp ... Dennis Box
Jeannie Berlin ... Helen Weiss
Payman Maadi ... Salim Khan
Poorna Jagannathan ... Safar Khan
Paul Sparks ... Don Taylor
Sofia Black-D'Elia ... Andrea Cornish
Afton Williamson ... Wiggins
Ben Shenkman ... Sgt. Klein
Ned Eisenberg ... Lawrence Felder
Nabil Elouahabi ... Yusuf
Nicholas Turturro ... Detective
Joshua Bitton ... Maldonado
Jeff Wincott ... Detective Lucas
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Storyline

As attorney Jack Stone counsels Naz, lead detective Dennis Box investigates the crime.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Trivia

At 24:06 there's an advertisement of John Stone in Spanish on the subway. See more »

Goofs

Stone is shown trying to cut in line to enter the New York County Criminal Courts building at 100 Centre Street. Attorneys in New York can enter courthouses, including 100 Centre St without passing through the metal detectors or waiting in line. See more »

Quotes

Nasir 'Naz' Khan: I'm not talking to you anymore.
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Connections

References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Au Fond du Temple Saint
(uncredited)
Written by Georges Bizet
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Jeannie Berlin is the first misstep in a brilliant new series
20 July 2016 | by laughingbirdproSee all my reviews

I love "The Night Of" so far. The flawless casting lends so much to the story, but Jeannie Berlin's performance in "Subtle Beast" WAY pulled me out of it. Perhaps this is insensitive to working stroke victims, but I couldn't get past the slurred, mumbled, flat delivery of her lines. When the camera gave a clear look at her face, she seemed completely drugged out, propped up and puppeteered. Jeannie Berlin's interpretation of district attorney Helen Weiss ripped me right out of the moment and ceased to suspend my disbelief. I even had to look her up on IMDb to see if there was a story behind her casting and perhaps it has to do with her mother Elaine May, much like her daughter, resurfacing on television after decades retired from the industry. I appreciate Elaine May is an award winning Hollywood legend, but her daughter, Jeannie Berlin, is Ishtar level bad in an otherwise note perfect cast.


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Country:

USA

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

17 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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