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True Crime: Bloodlines 

Bloodlines (original title)
In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Mitchinson ...  Colin Bouwer
Nathalie Boltt ...  Annette Bouwer
Craig Hall ...  Andrew Bowers
Will Hall ...  Brett Roberts
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fasitua Amosa Fasitua Amosa ...  MRI Technician
Tania Anderson Tania Anderson ...  Paula
Damien Avery Damien Avery ...  Phil
Chris Bailey Chris Bailey ...  Angus
Anoushka Berkley ...  Ward Nurse (as Anoushka Klaus)
Dan Broad Dan Broad ...  Honda Driver
Phil Brown ...  Thomas
Serena Cotton Serena Cotton ...  Ruth Bowers
Hera Dunleavy Hera Dunleavy ...  Pharmacist
Geoff Houtman Geoff Houtman ...  Funeral Director
Katherine Kennard Katherine Kennard ...  Christine Langsford
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In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.

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New Zealand

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English

Release Date:

22 July 2010 (New Zealand) See more »

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True Crime: Bloodlines See more »

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Colin Bouwer's son, also named Colin, was also arrested for the murder of his own wife. See more »

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Interesting
17 October 2018 | by fmwongmdSee all my reviews

Doesn't add up. Interesting but holes in the story needing some work


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