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HBO’s Sharp Objects Ep Breakdown

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In Sharp Objects, Camille Preaker, a reporter, returns to her small hometown to cover the murder of one preteen girl and the abduction of another. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.

Starring five-time Academy Award®-nominee Amy Adams (Arrival, Nocturnal Animals), Sharp Objects debuts same time as the U.S. on Monday, July 9 at 9am on HBO (Astro Ch 411 / HD 431). New episodes premiere every Monday at the same time and repeat on the same day at 10pm on HBO (Astro Ch 411 / HD 431).

Catch up on past episodes anytime on HBO On Demand (via Astro GO).

July episodes include…

Episode #1: “Vanish”
Debut date: Monday, July 9 at 9am
Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), a reporter for the St. Louis Chronicle, is sent to her rural hometown of Wind Gap by her editor, Curry (Miguel Sandoval), to file a story about two missing girls, one of whom was found dead and presumed murdered. The assignment, which reunites Camille with her overbearing mother, Adora (Patricia Clarkson), stepfather, Alan Crellin (Henry Czerny), and half-sister, Amma (Eliza Scanlen), brings back traumatic childhood memories, including the death of Camille’s younger sister, Marian (Lulu Wilson), when both were schoolgirls. Tormented by her past and seeking refuge through alcohol, Camille joins Detective Richard Willis (Chris Messina) and Chief of Police Vickery (Matt Craven) in following leads around town that might shed light on the fate of the most recent missing girl.

Episode #2: “Dirt”
Debut date: Monday, July 16 at 9am
Camille searches for clues at the funeral and wake for Wind Gap’s latest victim, and clashes with her mother over Camille’s presence in the town. Richard finds a surprising way to arrive at a conclusion about the murderer’s profile. Camille pays a visit to the working-class home of a young boy (Matty Evers) who says he witnessed the abduction, and confronts Chief Vickery about why he ignored the boy’s claim.

Episode #3: “Fix”
Debut date: Monday, July 23 at 9am
Camille relives a recent tragedy as she struggles to piece together the murders in Wind Gap. Richard grows frustrated with Chief Vickery’s assumptions regarding potential suspects. A defiant Amma shows off her wild side to Camille, while Adora admonishes Camille for meddling in the investigation and a town in mourning.

Episode #4: “Ripe”
Debut date: Monday, July 30 at 9am
Camille agrees to show Richard some of Wind Gap’s crime scenes, though the tour opens up old wounds. Alan confronts Adora about her sharing confidences with Chief Vickery, who is concerned about the Crellins hosting the annual “Calhoun Day” attended by Wind Gap’s youth. Fired from his job at Preaker Farms, John (Taylor John Smith) shares off-the-record revelations with Camille that raise fresh concerns for her.

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