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Secret City 

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Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.
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Series cast summary:
Anna Torv ...  Harriet Dunkley 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Marcus Graham ...  Andrew Griffiths 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Justin Smith ...  William Vaughn 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Aleks Mikic ...  Thomas / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Sacha Horler Sacha Horler ...  Ludie Sypek 10 episodes, 2016-2019
Jacki Weaver ...  Catriona Bailey 9 episodes, 2016-2019
Dan Wyllie ...  Mal Paxton 6 episodes, 2016
Danielle Cormack ...  Karen Koutoufides 6 episodes, 2019
Laura Gordon ...  Caroline Treloar 6 episodes, 2019
Damon Herriman ...  Kim Gordon 6 episodes, 2016
Rob Collins ...  Joseph Sullivan 6 episodes, 2019
Alan Dale ...  Prime Minister Martin Toohey 6 episodes, 2016
Alex Dimitriades ...  Charles Dancer 6 episodes, 2016
Don Hany ...  Ewan Garrity / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Eugenia Yuan ...  Weng Meigui 6 episodes, 2016
Andrew McFarlane ...  Lockwood 6 episodes, 2019
Joel Tobeck ...  Jim Hellier 6 episodes, 2019
Matt Zeremes Matt Zeremes ...  Sean Brimmer 6 episodes, 2016
Huw Higginson ...  Reardon 6 episodes, 2016
Robert Rabiah ...  Sami Almasi 6 episodes, 2019
Louisa Mignone ...  Mina Almasi 6 episodes, 2019
Miranda Tapsell ...  Sasha Rose 6 episodes, 2016
Benedict Samuel ...  Felix Crawford 6 episodes, 2016
Benedict Hardie ...  Declan Boyd 6 episodes, 2019
Kate Mulvany ...  Ronnie 6 episodes, 2016
Tom Wren ...  Alex Berezin 6 episodes, 2019
David Roberts ...  General McAuliffe 6 episodes, 2016
Sean Taylor Sean Taylor ...  Wheeler 6 episodes, 2016
Gary Young ...  Zheng 6 episodes, 2016
Ferdinand Hoang ...  Ambassador Dhao / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Alice Chaston ...  Sabine Hobbs 6 episodes, 2016
Jeanette Cronin ...  Mrs. Hobbs 6 episodes, 2016
Mekhi Phifer ...  Ambassador Moreton 5 episodes, 2016
Frederick Du Rietz ...  Robbie Lambert 5 episodes, 2019
Christopher Kirby ...  Kip Buchanan 5 episodes, 2019
Michael Denkha ...  Michael Lavelle 5 episodes, 2019
Anni Finsterer ...  Rear Admiral Hartzig 5 episodes, 2016
Timothy Parsons Timothy Parsons ...  Max Dalgety 5 episodes, 2016
Laura Brent ...  Dr. Crick 5 episodes, 2016
Duncan Fellows Duncan Fellows ...  Caucasian ASIO Guard 5 episodes, 2016
Brenna Harding ...  Cassie 5 episodes, 2016
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Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Country:

Australia

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English | Mandarin

Release Date:

5 June 2016 (Australia) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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The office of then-Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott granted cast and crew access to Parliament House for filming. Abbott was removed from office in a leadership coup that was taking place as the series was being filmed. See more »

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Pretty Good

This is a pretty good spy thriller and Anna Torv is excellent in it. I do wish they had cast a transgendered woman as the transgendered character and not made her story quite so cliched. I know this is a few years old so the memo about Trans casting hadn't arrived down under, but someone like Jamie Clayton would have nailed the character of Kim.

Still, I will probably watch the second season on the strength of Anna Torv's work here. It's also fun as an American to watch a spy thriller that centers around Austrailia and China rather than the UK or Russia and the US.


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