Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shane Bourne ...  Stanley Wolfe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Nadine Garner ...  Jennifer Mapplethorpe 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Aaron Pedersen ...  Duncan Freeman 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Damien Richardson ...  Matt Ryan 84 episodes, 2007-2011
Noni Hazlehurst ...  Bernice Waverley 84 episodes, 2007-2011
David Field ...  Terry Jarvis 59 episodes, 2007-2011
Daniel MacPherson ...  Simon Joyner 56 episodes, 2007-2010
Nadia Townsend ...  Allie Kingston 48 episodes, 2009-2011
John Adam ...  Nick Buchanan 43 episodes, 2009-2011
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Set in the homicide squad of a large metropolitan city, this is a punchy one hour drama series about murder mystery and a group of young committed cops, focused on justice for the deceased. Jennifer Mapplethorpe, ambitious and intelligent; Simon Joyner, keen, cool, self-assured; Duncan Freeman, living high, ready to fall; and Matt Ryan, intense and driven. In Homicide, it's not always crooks and low-lives, most murders are committed by ordinary people - a moment of madness, a failure of communication, a desperate act. These Detectives follow a profession that makes blood, grief and drama just part of their normal day. Their day begins when your day ends.

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No murder will remain a mystery.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 2007 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

City Homicide, l'enfer du crime See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Even though the title is City Homicide, the police logo shown for the unit says State Police. See more »

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At the beginning of each programme, a title card is shown that reads "No greater honour will ever be bestowed upon an officer than when they are entrusted with an investigation into the death of a Human Being." See more »

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First rate drama
10 September 2007 | by nickapopolis87See all my reviews

I am always quite skeptical about Australian made dramas (and comedies for that matter). In my opinion it has never really been our forte, the writing talent hasn't been there. Fly-on-the wall, variety and reality: sure we excel but not in scripted stuff. But the times are changing, well on some networks at least.

City Homicide is a beautifully executed piece of television. In every way. The writing is strong, snappy and fast paced and is peppered with subtle Aussie humour. The dialogue is excellent. The acting (lead by Noni Hazelhurst and Shane Bourne) is first-class. This can be a real rarity on Aussie TV. The cinematography, editing and music is superb. I have never been so impressed. The Seven Network has done us proud with this production. All Saints isn't bad either, though it is no CH.

Compare all this to the tripe the Nine Network dishes up (and subsequently sells overseas): Sea Patrol. SP is the WORST piece of television I have seen. They spent records amounts of money on it, and for what? Writing? Doesn't appear to be any. Good dialogue? Next. Good acting? Not when Lisa McCune is around. Cinematography? Editing? Music? Mmm the less said about the first two the better and as for the music, it sounds like Mrs Hahn's year 8 music class did it on a synth keyboard. But wait the show is filmed on a real Navy patrol boat. Well then it must be good.

I digress. CH is excellent in every way.


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