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Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer Was Here (2011)

The tragic story of the 1998 murders of Victoria Police officers Rod Miller and Gary Silk.

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Det. Inspector Paul Sheridan
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Bandali Debs
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Carmel Arthur
Dimitri Baveas ...
Jason Roberts
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Dorothy Debs
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Det. Snr. Sgt. Graeme Collins
Christopher Bunworth ...
Det. Sgt. Mark Butterworth (as Chris Bunworth)
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Det. Sgt. Mick Ritchie
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Det. Sgt. Dean Thomas
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Nik 'The Russian' Radev
Drew Maslen ...
Baby James Miller
Maverick Meade ...
Baby James Miller
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Rod Miller
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Sgt. Gary Silk
Philip Lau ...
Restaurant manager
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The tragic story of the 1998 murders of Victoria Police officers Rod Miller and Gary Silk.

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Good Aussie Drama
7 February 2011 | by See all my reviews

Underbelly is a well known series in Australia and is now into its 3rd Season - "The Glitter Strip". This seems to be a TV movie centering in the brutal murder of 2 cops in 1998. It wasn't as punchy as the original series which was noted for its rawness, nudity and brutality! It is certainly worth a look, especially if you live in Australia, particularly Melbourne. It has a strong local cast, many of whom are recognizable from other Australian Dramas. The film also managed to get the feel and look of Melbourne suburbs in the late '90's. I was surprised that the subject of "Police Corruption" didn't feature much as that is the underlying intrigue of the ongoing series. Overall I enjoyed the film - although it was difficult not to compare it with the original series - which is "must see" TV. TPB


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