'Olive Kitteridge' to premiere on Star World Premiere HD

MUMBAI: In a bid to introduce some of the finest stories ever told, coupled with memorable, award-winning characters to audiences in India, Star World Premiere HD has introduced an internationally renowned television viewing format in India through its property Mini Series of the Month. As part of the property, the channel showcases a highly acclaimed, award-winning and star studded miniseries and this month, it will premiere the four-part mini-series Olive Kitteridge.

The series will air on 4 and 5 February at 7 pm.

Based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Olive Kitteridge paints a portrait of the titular character, a middle-school Math teacher in the coastal town of Crosby, Maine and her marriage with Henry which spans 25 years. It takes the form of 13 short stories put together in the 4-part miniseries that are interrelated and follow Olive’s life as she goes about her daily routine and experiences problems of depression, bereavement, jealousy, and friction with family members and friends.

The mini-series stars Oscar winner Frances McDormand as the misanthropic, strict, but well-meaning, retired schoolteacher along with Richard Jenkins of The Visitor, Dear John fame; Ken Cheeseman of Shutter Island fame, John Gallagher of The West Wing, Law & Order, The Newsroom fame, Peter Mullan of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows fame, Zoe Kazan of What If, Ruby Sparks fame, Bill Murray of The Jungle Book’s Baloo fame and many more.

At the time of its release, the mini-series bagged a whopping eight awards at the 67th Primetime Emmys 2015 including Outstanding Limited Series.

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