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The Affair (2014 - )

The Affair (2014 - )

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

86%
92%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

87%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

At once deeply observed and intriguingly elusive, The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher and novelist who is happily married, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of a tragedy. The provocative drama unfolds when Alison and Noah meet in Montauk at the end of Long Island. -- (C) Showtime

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Seasons

79%
Critics Consensus: The Affair adds to its cast of strong characters and deepens the mood, tension, and intrigue, even if the plot sometimes struggles to move forward.

2016, Showtime, 10 episodes

90%
Critics Consensus: The Affair shifts its emphasis in season two, moving psychological drama to the foreground and expanding the show's central crime story to include two new points of view.

2015, Showtime, 12 episodes

89%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to some smart, creative storytelling and spectacular performances, The Affair is a somber, bewitching exploration of truth and desire.

2014, Showtime, 10 episodes

Cast

Irène Jacob
as Juliette Le Gall
Sanaa Lathan
as Jenelle
Victor Williams
as Det. Jeffries
Lynn Cohen
as Alison's Grandmother
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