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The Slap is a miniseries based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas and the Australian television series (The Slap) produced by Matchbox Pictures.Meet Hector (Peter Sarsgaard An Education Blue Jasmine) a public servant husband
The Slap is a miniseries based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas and the Australian television series (The Slap) produced by Matchbox Pictures.Meet Hector (Peter Sarsgaard An Education Blue Jasmine) a public servant husband father and valued friend on the cusp of his 40th birthday. Meet Aisha (Thandie Newton Crash Beloved) Hectors beautiful and intelligent wife who is planning his party filled with friends and his very boisterous Greek family. Sounds like the makings of a great day right? Wrong. As Hector tries to navigate family politics awkward friendships and the young woman he is dangerously captivated by the builtup tension explodes when Hectors hotheaded cousin slaps another couples misbehaving child. Everyone is understandably stunned and the party abruptly ends with the childs parents vowing legal action. What the hosts and guests dont know however is that this moment will ignite a chain of events that will uncover longburied secrets within this group of friends and family... and vigorously challenge the core values of everyone involved. The Slap also stars Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction Kill Bill) Zachary Quinto (Star Trek American Horror Story) Melissa George (30 Days of Night In Treatment) Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom) and Brian Cox (XMen 2 Red 2).From writerexecutive producer Jon Robin Baitz (Brothers & Sisters) executive producers Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald (Gladiator the Men in Black franchise) and directorexecutive producer Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right Olive Kitteridge) comes this unflinching look at how one little slap can have a huge impact.