The Slap (2011)

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Traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.

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 Gary (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Hugo (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Adam (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Sandi (6 episodes, 2011)
Toula Yianni ...
 Koula (6 episodes, 2011)
Liberty Townsend ...
 Melissa (6 episodes, 2011)
Raffaele Costabile ...
 Rocco (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Tracey (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Andrew Petrious (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Rachel (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Rhys (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Ali (2 episodes, 2011)
Maude Davey ...
 Tasha (2 episodes, 2011)
Eugenia Fragos ...
 Elisavet (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Jenna (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Lenin (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Bilal (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Tina (2 episodes, 2011)
Basil Sikiotis ...
 Jordan (2 episodes, 2011)
Peta Brady ...
 Shamira (2 episodes, 2011)
George Vasilakakos ...
 Sava (2 episodes, 2011)
Caitlin Tsiolkas ...
 Angelika (2 episodes, 2011)
Carlin Briggs ...
 Ibby (2 episodes, 2011)
Soraya Briggs ...
 Sonja (2 episodes, 2011)
Mia Lethbridge ...
 Camilla (2 episodes, 2011)
Jack Haycox ...
 Handsome Jack / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Resort Waitress (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Underage Girl (2 episodes, 2011)
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Traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.

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24 November 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This series is dark and the characters not particularly likable, but they are never one dimensional. Every time you thought you thoroughly hated a character, they would reveal some other aspect of themselves that would make you like them a little. The multi-layering of the stories and the characters make this compelling viewing. There will be people you know that share some of their characteristics- maybe even yourself. It is not an exploration of happy families, but an exploration of our flaws. I haven't read any of Tsiolkas' books, but have been inspired to do so. I even loved watching the opening titles every week and am sad the series is over.


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