The Slap (2011)
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Richie 

Not Rated | | Drama | Episode aired 24 November 2011
Lies, betrayal and adultery all come to a head as people are forced to make decisions about their lives and behaviour. When Richie gets caught in the crossfire, he looks to a desperate solution.

Director:

Tony Ayres

Writers:

Christos Tsiolkas (novel), Brendan Cowell
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan LaPaglia ... Hector
Sophie Okonedo ... Aisha
Alex Dimitriades ... Harry
Essie Davis ... Anouk
Lex Marinos Lex Marinos ... Manolis
Sophie Lowe ... Connie
Blake Davis ... Richie
Melissa George ... Rosie
Anthony Hayes ... Gary
Diana Glenn ... Sandi
Brendan Cowell ... Craig
Jane Allsop ... Tracey
Toula Yianni Toula Yianni ... Koula
Dimitri Baveas Dimitri Baveas ... Ali
Ivan Bradara ... Lenin
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Storyline

Ever since Connie told Richie that Hector raped her, Richie hasn't been able to think of anything else. He starts harassing Hector anonymously, sending texts and spying on him at the pool. Somehow concern for his friend becomes tangled up with Richie's own obsession with Hector. Richie feels increasingly alienated from Connie who's wrapped up in her new boyfriend and friends. He spends more and more time with Hugo to fill the gap. When Rosie and Gary announce they are moving to the country, Richie is devastated. After swimming laps at the pool, Richie follows Hector into the change rooms. As Hector dries off naked, Richie takes a surreptitious photo on his phone. Hector springs him and protests and Richie bolts into a cubicle. Thinking quickly, Hector calls the number that has been sending him anonymous messages, and Richie's phone rings, exposing him. That night Richie goes to Connie's house and insists that she tell the police about Hector. Connie refuses, angry that Richie has ...

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Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2011 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Matchbox Pictures See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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