Cape Town. Police captain MAT JOUBERT used to be the best, solved every crime, got every killer. But that was a year ago, before his wife LARA was murdered while working undercover. Mat's ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
...  Mat Joubert 6 episodes, 2016
...  Sanctus Snook 6 episodes, 2016
...  Robin van Rees 6 episodes, 2016
...  Christian Coolidge 6 episodes, 2016
Jessica Haines ...  Hanna Nortier 6 episodes, 2016
...  Irena Krol 6 episodes, 2016
Jody Abrahams ...  Bart de Wit 6 episodes, 2016
David Butler ...  Dries Moorfood 6 episodes, 2016
Nandi Horak ...  Rosina Windburg 6 episodes, 2016
Paul Pieterse ...  Hitman / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Ian Roberts ...  Gerbrand Vos 6 episodes, 2016
...  Norbert Wernicke 5 episodes, 2016
...  Lara Joubert 5 episodes, 2016
Mary-Anne Barlow ...  Margaret Wallace 5 episodes, 2016
Eddy Bokombe ...  Christmas Tsiki 5 episodes, 2016
...  Betsie Mbala 5 episodes, 2016
Danny Keogh ...  Mike de Villiers 5 episodes, 2016
...  Brian Louis 5 episodes, 2016
Treasure Tshabalala ...  Leo Brunatus 5 episodes, 2016
Leeanda Reddy ...  Kumari Nayar 5 episodes
Kim Syster ...  Angel 5 episodes
Irshaad Ally ...  Owen Snook 4 episodes, 2016
Bart Fouche ...  Alexander McDonald 4 episodes, 2016
...  Prof. Philip Pagel 4 episodes, 2016
...  Carsten Petterson 4 episodes, 2016
...  Galia Gorischenko 4 episodes
Warrick Grier ...  Ferdy Ferreira 4 episodes
Vusi Kunene ...  Vitus Moremi 4 episodes
...  Oliver Nienaber 4 episodes
Brendon Daniels ...  Gustav Zidane 3 episodes, 2016
Rebecca Hine ...  Alina Berisha 3 episodes, 2016
...  Yvonne Stoffberg 3 episodes, 2016
Andre Roothman ...  James Wallace 3 episodes, 2016
...  Tasso 3 episodes
Stephen Jennings ...  Phil Knipe 3 episodes
Kelly Magson ...  Lilly Snook 3 episodes
Anthen Moyo ...  Theo Vimba 3 episodes
...  Carl Goodie 3 episodes
...  Fabio Almeda 3 episodes
...  Clay Woods 3 episodes
Emily Whitefield ...  Carina Oberholzer 3 episodes
...  Matthew Wylie 3 episodes
Kira Wilkinson ...  April Richards 3 episodes
A.J. van der Merwe ...  Jerry Stoffberg 2 episodes, 2016
...  Charlie Zeelie 2 episodes
Susan Danford ...  Ruth van Jaarsveld 2 episodes
...  Dietician 2 episodes
John Herbert ...  Johan Larouge 2 episodes
...  Antoinette Nienaber 2 episodes
...  Jack Keeler 2 episodes
Chris September ...  Ephraim 2 episodes
Aubrey Shelton ...  Drew Wilson 2 episodes
Lemogang Tsipa ...  Hector Ntulu 2 episodes


Cape Town. Police captain MAT JOUBERT used to be the best, solved every crime, got every killer. But that was a year ago, before his wife LARA was murdered while working undercover. Mat's been on a downward spiral ever since, haunted by a blurred past, uncertain which role he played in the murder of his wife. Now Mat is an out of shape chain smoker who is ambivalent about the crime-ridden world around him. But his new colonel is demanding full physical and mental conditioning for all cops, Mat included. Joubert has six months to shape up or ship out. This means: exercise, nutrition counseling, psychotherapy. Additionally, Mat is assigned a new partner, SANCTUS SNOOK, who is a former colleague of his wife Lara. Mat instinctively does not like the sleek ex-elite cop and has a hard time believing the pairing up is a coincidence. But when a successful businessman is found killed wearing an Albert Einstein mask, the two unlikely partners have a high profile murder investigation on their ...

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Nordic noir sensibility in the startling African sun - Cape Town is a clever psychological thriller
16 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Cape Town has cleverly incorporates the tone and intrigue of Nordic noir and then drenches it in African light. The cinematography is gorgeous and the series stands up well against far more expensive Hollywood productions. Trond Espen Seims was well chosen as MAT Joubert despite the challenges of the South African accent and he deftly navigates the brutal physicality of the character in stark contrast to his internal turmoil and fragile emotional state. Cape Town's strength is in character detail and care has been taken in every supporting role. This is an ambitious series which gets stronger with each episode. Lovers of clever crime stories and intriguing characters will find much to enjoy.

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