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Out of the Blue 

A school reunion brings a group of thirty-somethings back home to the Australian beach-side town of Manly, where they become embroiled in a murder mystery after one of their own is killed at the party.
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Series cast summary:
Sophie Katinis Sophie Katinis ...  Gabby West 91 episodes, 2008
Renai Caruso ...  Rebecca 'Bec' Quilter / ... 88 episodes, 2008
Clayton Watson ...  Jarrod O'Donnell 85 episodes, 2008
Charlotte Gregg ...  Tracy O'Donnell 83 episodes, 2008
Katherine Hicks ...  Poppy Hammond 79 episodes, 2008
Ryan Johnson ...  Ian 'Stavva' Jones / ... 79 episodes, 2008
Aidan Gillett ...  Daniel McManus 75 episodes, 2008
Diane Craig Diane Craig ...  Deborah McManus 74 episodes, 2008
Daniel Henshall ...  Adam 'Addo' O'Donnell 72 episodes, 2008
Olivia Bonnici Olivia Bonnici ...  Tess McManus 70 episodes, 2008
Noel Hodda Noel Hodda ...  Ron O'Donnell 67 episodes, 2008
Daisy Betts ...  Peta Lee 65 episodes, 2008
Zoe Carides Zoe Carides ...  Pia Jones 65 episodes, 2008
John Atkinson John Atkinson ...  Stephen Mulroney 58 episodes, 2008
Nathaniel Buzolic ...  Paul O'Donnell 57 episodes, 2008
Basia A'Hern ...  Lucia Jones 57 episodes, 2008
Shane Withington ...  D.S. Simon Wilson / ... 52 episodes, 2008
Samara Weaving ...  Kirsten Mulroney 50 episodes, 2008
Kim Knuckey Kim Knuckey ...  Brian Jones 48 episodes, 2008
Charlie-Rose MacLennan Charlie-Rose MacLennan ...  Zoe O'Donnell 46 episodes, 2008
Louis Hunter ...  Kyle Mulroney 40 episodes, 2008
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A school reunion brings a group of thirty-somethings back home to the Australian beach-side town of Manly, where they become embroiled in a murder mystery after one of their own is killed at the party.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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Australia | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 2008 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Find My Way Home
Vocals by Mark Williams and Dragon
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Like Home & Away, but more pathetic.
9 December 2008 | by rhyscooper82See all my reviews

It is very much like Home & Away in the sets (majority is in a seaside diner) and acting performance. The actors are all fairly attractive, as well.

It is unlike Home & Away that it is so dull, the acting makes all the sentences the exact same (if they reveal a killer, its the same as tone as if they talked about going to sleep the night before). The cameras they use always have a fuzzy white wash on it, it makes the entire show seem so low quality.

The cinematography is pathetic. It's like they pulled it out of the rulebook, but didn't quite understand. It's like everything is filmed with a $200 Mini DV camera on a tripod. The slight pans are just stupid and a waste of time. The audio is very bland and boring. It honestly looks like it was shot with something much worse then a cheap Mini DV camera.

It tries to go further then Home & Away with more camera angles (but definitely not better), a more ambitious story and a more freelance look (going to more locations). It doesn't pass, though. Everything it tries it pretty much crumbles.

The "year 12 student" looks like he's 25. The story might indeed be interesting, but it's certainly not shown.

Technically this show is pathetic, it's so bad I can't continue to watch anymore. The tone is horrible. If my friends made this movie, I would tell them it's horrible. It's that bad.

This isn't even cut out for YouTube. I have definitely seen better stuff on YouTube.


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