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Series cast summary:
Don Hany ...  Zane Malik 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Susie Porter ...  Patricia Wright 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Aaron Fa'aoso ...  Sonny Koa 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Daniela Farinacci Daniela Farinacci ...  Helen Callas 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Renee Lim ...  Jung Lim 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Tasneem Roc ...  Amina Malik 20 episodes, 2007-2011
Taffy Hany Taffy Hany ...  Rahman Malik 19 episodes, 2007-2011
George Fayad George Fayad ...  Amir Malik 18 episodes, 2007-2011
Lucy Abroon Lucy Abroon ...  Yasmine Malik / ... 18 episodes, 2007-2011
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Major Crime is a metaphor for East and West, for the conscious and unconscious, for reconciliation and difference, for hope versus despair, as Malik struggles toward the sunlight while Crowley descends into the abyss. The tragedy, that the only thing that separated them was their own inability to know themselves is a universal human truth that transcends the difference between Muslim and non-Muslim Written by Kris Wyld

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Australia

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English | Arabic

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July 2007 (Australia) See more »

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AUD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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I'm in awe.
10 January 2008 | by ghmevansSee all my reviews

A ten rating from me for a cop show? Yup.

I've seen some cop shows, from at least a dozen countries I'm almost embarrassed to say, but none better than 'East West 101'. It's simply awesome the journey we take through just six episodes. The characters are so well drawn, by writers directors and actors, that it could easily be extended in various directions. But it doesn't need to be. At just six episodes it's a gem of rare distinction. Exciting, beautiful, moving, satisfying. I'm in awe. And beautiful Sydney, a city I know well, is up there on the screen, heart and soul. May that same spirit heal the world.

I'd prefer not to single out contributors to a superb collaborative effort. Just congratulations Team!

Do yourself a favor if you get the chance.


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