The Slap (2011)
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As the police become involved, Harry and Sandi begin to fear that the slap will threaten their reputation, lifestyle, and most importantly their family. Harry tries to take matters into his own hands but it's too late.

Director:

Matthew Saville

Writers:

Christos Tsiolkas (novel), Brendan Cowell
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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
Toula Yianni Toula Yianni ... Koula
Steve Mouzakis ... Andrew Petrious
Katherine Halliday Katherine Halliday ... Kelly
Hung Le Hung Le ... Van
Raffaele Costabile Raffaele Costabile ... Rocco
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Storyline

Harry has everything; the Brighton Beach mansion, the beautiful wife, a son, and a successful business. But Harry stands to lose all of that as a result of slapping Hugo at Hector's birthday. Harry tries to downplay the seriousness of what could happen to Sandi, his wife, who is very agitated. He turns to his cousin Hector, for support, but Hector is torn between his loyalty to his wife, who is best friends with Rosie, and his family. Harry's anxiety continues when Gary rings late one night threatening to go to the media. Harry has lunch with a lawyer friend, who reassures Harry that he has nothing to worry about, but Harry is not convinced. When Hector suggests to Harry that perhaps he should talk to Gary and Rosie and apologise, he is at first furious at the idea, but when Manolis warns him that he is turning into his father who died angry, he relents. But his apology to Gary and Rosie doesn't go as planned, with Rosie refusing to accept it. She further antagonises him by asking him...

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2011 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Matchbox Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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