Hard-Hitting Dramas On HBO This May

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This month, catch brand-new stories and dramas on HBO and HBO Max Original with premieres that take viewers on an emotional rollercoaster ride on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD). Begin the journey with the HBO Max Original Film, Let Them All Talk, starring Meryl Streep which adopts a more personal look at the childhood friendships of novelist Alice Hughes and her two oldest friends while they are on a long voyage.

The HBO Original Series In Treatment returns for a fourth season, where Uzo Aduba plays a therapist who has to delicately balance between empathy and professional detachment to help her patients navigate a wide range of issues.

His Dark Materials co-stars Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott come together again in a new HBO Original Film, Oslo, which depicts the negotiations that resulted in the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Joining the line-up of must-watch drama on HBO this month is The Outpost. The story features the harsh reality of soldiers involved at the frontlines of the Battle of Kamdesh, one of the bloodiest American engagements during the Afghan war.

The Outpost

Premieres Saturday, 8 May at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD)
Based on true events, this military thriller chronicles the experience of Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV, a small unit of U.S. soldiers, at the remote Combat Outpost Keating. Deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, they battle to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters. It would come to be known as the Battle of Kamdesh, the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009. Stars Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, and Orlando Bloom.

Let Them All Talk

Premieres Saturday, 22 May at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD)
Novelist Alice Hughes and her two oldest friends, Roberta and Susan, embark on a momentous journey in this HBO MAX Original Film. While aboard an ocean liner to England, where Alice is due to accept a prestigious literary award, she attempts to restore the bond she once had with her college mates. As the women reminisce and air old grievances with banter and bite, Alice harbours serious doubts about her much-anticipated next manuscript – and keeps the particulars of her personal life close to the chest. Stars Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, and Dianne Wiest.

In Treatment S4

Premieres Monday, 24 May at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD). New episodes premiere every Monday and Tuesday at the same time.
This Emmy-winning drama series returns for its fourth season, as the observant and empathetic therapist, Dr Brooke Taylor, works with a diverse trio of patients who need her help to navigate a variety of modern concerns such as the global pandemic and major social and cultural shifts. Meanwhile, Brooke has her own complications to deal with in her own personal life. Stars Uzo Aduba.

Oslo

Premieres Sunday, 30 May at 8am on HBO GO and HBO (Astro Ch 411 HD)
Based on a true story, this HBO Original Film chronicles the story of negotiations between implacable Enemies, from the secret back-channel talks to the unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Stars Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott.

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