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A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)

The movie is based on the true story of beautiful young Australian model Caroline Byrne, who tragically met her death in 1995. She was found at the bottom of the high cliffs of "the Gap"; a... See full summary »

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Tony Tilse

Writer:

Peter Gawler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Garry McDonald Garry McDonald ... Tony Byrne
David Lyons ... Gordon Wood
Cariba Heine ... Caroline Byrne
Tiriel Mora ... Rene Rivkin
Gyton Grantley ... Andrew Blanchette
Heather Mitchell Heather Mitchell ... June Dally-Watkins
Terry Serio ... Paul Jacob
Lewis Fitz-Gerald ... Gary Jubelin
Indiana Evans ... Kylie Watson
Kylie Watson Kylie Watson ... Tania Zaetta
Sarah Chadwick Sarah Chadwick ... Andrea Byrne
Dieter Brummer Dieter Brummer ... Sgt. Mark Powderly
Benn Welford ... Const. Craig Woods
Brandon Burke ... Brian Wyver
Bill Young ... Rod Cross
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Storyline

The movie is based on the true story of beautiful young Australian model Caroline Byrne, who tragically met her death in 1995. She was found at the bottom of the high cliffs of "the Gap"; a notorious suicide spot in Sydney. But soon suspicion arose about her very controlling boyfriend. And the deeper investigators looked into her case, the less likely it seemed that she could have landed like that from jumping voluntarily. Caroline's father, naturally devastated over the loss of his lovely daughter, was determined not to give up before the truth about Caroline's death had been revealed.

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2009 (Australia) See more »

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Trivia

This is the second time Indiana Evans & Cariba Heine have starred together. They previously stared on the show H2O: Just Add Water (2006). See more »

Quotes

Gordon Wood: This is our future, Carol.
Caroline Byrne: Promise?
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Music and lyrics from Guy Ross
Performed be Wendy Matthews
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Emotional, gripping, great TV movie
5 March 2014 | by katiemills97See all my reviews

This is definitely one of the best made for TV films I've seen. I'm a huge fan of Cariba Heine, which is the main reason I watched this movie and I'm so glad I did. All of the actors were spectacular, and the storyline was intriguing and exciting. I particularly liked the flashback scenes.

Overall I think the entire movie is brilliant. It even made me cry a couple of times! I'm very interested in the Caroline Byrne case now and I truly hope Cariba's portrayal of her did the real Caroline justice.

Just a warning that this movie does contain sex scenes and some language. However, it's still a must-watch! I can't look at David Lyons (who plays Gordon Wood) the same after watching this movie. It also may help if you research the Caroline Byrne court case a bit before watching. I did and it made the experience much better.


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