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Mystery Road 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2018– )
Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance on an outback cattle station. Soon, Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.
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2020   2018  
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Aaron Pedersen ...  Jay Swan 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Tasia Zalar ...  Shevorne Shields 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Tasma Walton ...  Mary Swan 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Judy Davis ...  Emma James 6 episodes, 2018
Jada Alberts ...  Fran 6 episodes, 2020
Deborah Mailman ...  Kerry Thompson 6 episodes, 2018
Wayne Blair ...  Larry Dime 6 episodes, 2018
Callan Mulvey ...  Simon 6 episodes, 2020
Colin Friels ...  Tony Ballantyne 6 episodes, 2018
Rob Collins ...  Amos 6 episodes, 2020
Anthony Hayes ...  Ryan Muller 6 episodes, 2018
Gary Sweet ...  Alkemi 6 episodes, 2020
Ursula Yovich ...  Pansy 6 episodes, 2020
Sofia Helin ...  Professor Claire Sims 6 episodes, 2020
Madeleine Madden ...  Crystal Swan 6 episodes, 2018
Ngaire Pigram Ngaire Pigram ...  Leonie 6 episodes, 2020
Mark Mitchinson ...  Owen 6 episodes, 2020
Aaron L. McGrath ...  Marley Thompson 6 episodes, 2018
Rohan Mirchandaney ...  David Sharma 6 episodes, 2018
Meyne Wyatt ...  Cedric Thompson 6 episodes, 2018
Ernie Dingo ...  Keith Groves 5 episodes, 2018
Rhimi Johnson Rhimi Johnson ...  Phillip 5 episodes, 2020
Kirk Page Kirk Page ...  Suzi-John 5 episodes, 2020
Keith Robinson Keith Robinson ...  Reverend Tom 5 episodes, 2020
Connor Van Vuuren Connor Van Vuuren ...  Reese Dale 5 episodes, 2018
Ava Farrer Ava Farrer ...  Ava 5 episodes, 2018-2020
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Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community. A six part spin-off from Ivan Sen's feature films Mystery Road and Goldstone.

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In a town full of secrets, one crime will open old wounds.


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Aaron Pedersen (Jay Swan), Aaron L. McGrath (Marley Thomspon) & Madeleine Madden (Crysrtal Swan) also worked together on The Code (2014) as Tim Simons, Clarence Boyd & Sheyna Smith respectively. See more »

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Follows Mystery Road (2013) See more »

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Slow Build up with beautiful landscapes
8 June 2018 | by meme-36137See all my reviews

Starts off good, with characters you are starting to get to know. It is a slow build up with a good story line, but it starts to drag after episode 3. The performance by two actors is a standout Wayne Blair who plays Larry Dime and Crystal Swan (Madeleine Madden). Both actors are a slow fuse, they start off as insecure and irresponsible slowly progressing to be vulnerable and conditioned by circumstances and the people who have let them down. Both actors use silence as a force to communicate more than words could. Especially Madeleine Madden, she brings complexity to her character. The only performance that was a let down was that of the actress playing Shevorne Shields, she had one look in the entire series with no range at all. A few tears shed and violent outbursts and that was it, she had a lackluster performance, she couldn't use her eyes or body language to communicate her characters vulnerability. It was unfortunate as she is one of the key characters and she made the series hard to watch. Her acting should have been stronger, and her line delivery was horrible. The rest of the cast were good especially Judy Davis. Give the show a shot, the story line is done before it is some of the actors performances which are why it should be watched and of course for the beautiful landscapes and natural beauty.


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English | Dutch | Aboriginal

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20 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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