Homecoming (2018– )
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Walter feels uneasy about Shrier's absence, but Heidi is able to reassure him. Thomas is met with resistance when he attempts to investigate a lead.

Director:

Sam Esmail

Writers:

Eli Horowitz (created by), Cami Delavigne (executive story editor) | 2 more credits »
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Episode credited cast:
Julia Roberts ... Heidi Bergman
Bobby Cannavale ... Colin Belfast
Stephan James ... Walter Cruz
Shea Whigham ... Thomas Carrasco
Alex Karpovsky ... Craig
Sissy Spacek ... Ellen Bergman
Hong Chau ... Audrey Temple
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Gloria Morisseau
Frankie Shaw ... Dara
Alden Ray ... Maurice
Sam Marra ... Javen
Billy Stevenson ... Abe (as Bill Stevenson)
Henri Esteve ... Abel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcus Henderson ... Engel
Victor A Zaragoza Jr ... Juan / Builder
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Walter feels uneasy about Shrier's absence, but Heidi is able to reassure him. Thomas is met with resistance when he attempts to investigate a lead.

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Drama | Thriller

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TV-14
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2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Theme music by Pino Donaggio from the Brian De Palma film "Dressed to Kill," is also used in this episode. See more »

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La Mer Recommencée
Written by Vangelis
[From L'Apocalypse des animaux soundtrack]
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4 November 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

Homecoming

Esmail's brisky sci-fi thriller is more mysterious than smarter it attains to be. It is a breath of fresh air is what it is. From breaking down the barriers on the relationship among characters to the perspective that keeps changing and which helps makers start the clock from zero every time. It is smartly constructed, if the material is familiar, and it is that structure that glosses over the series. Not only the season, but each episode ends on a mellow note that is soothing and works as a healer to all the wiped out objects by the storm in that episode.

The narration; despite of shifting from one timeline to another, couldn't be more simple, its non-linear storytelling is justified and so is the way it is shot. It keeps you busy and tangled in its mysterious bubble with tiny notions and hints that the entire frame is brimmed with; even the quacks and an obsession over little things. The conversations are pragmatic and written with such flamboyancy that it is a character in itself. The way someone argues or talk on a phone or fumbles in an interview or attempts fatally to hide something, on each steps, Esmail has delivered unflinchingly and his awareness is what makes it a near perfect series.

Roberts is in her A game. Her character might not have given much range to flaunt in, but she is giving her all in and there are times where she has to and she does carry all the work in her shoulder especially in the last act, which cannot not melt you down; it is a real tearjerker. Esmail's vision is crystal clear and he isn't distracted on any of the step; it is finely edited.

Season 01

A firm head start with cunning and sharp narration that is so aware of its characters and the world they revolve around it, that even its error and omission method, works brilliantly especially when the makers changes the point of view; a well crafted act.

Redwood

The conversations are the real gem whether then it be between two attractions or an investigator that is trying to argue his way out to checkmate the opponent, and on that note where each character plays a vital chess player, it is a triumph.


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