Rent Mystery Road: Series 1 (2018)

3.8 of 5 from 60 ratings
5h 4min
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Synopsis:
Big landscapes and stunning scenery, this is the Australian outback, specifically the town of Patterson. When two farmhands - Marley, a local Indigenous boy and Reese, a backpacker - go missing from a cattle station, Indigenous detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) is sent to this remote town to investigate. Loner Jay must work with smart, tough local cop Emma James (Judy Davis). He also has to deal with the arrival of his daughter Crystal, who's run away from her own trouble at home, and his ex-wife Mary who comes after her.
As Jay and Emma investigate Marley and Reese's relationships and secrets they soon find themselves unpeeling the hidden layers of the town's dark history, becoming embroiled in a deep mystery that will send shockwaves through the community.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Steven McGregor, Timothy Lee, Michaeley O'Brien, Kodie Bedford
Studio:
Acorn
Genres:
TV Crimes, TV Dramas, TV Thrillers
Countries:
Australia
BBFC:
Release Date:
08/10/2018
Run Time:
304 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interviews with Aaron Pedersen and Judy Davis
  • Interview with producers and director
  • Two picture galleries
Disc 1:
This disc includes episodes 1 - 3
Disc 2:
This disc includes episodes 4 - 6

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Reviews (1) of Mystery Road: Series 1

A little bit more basic than the films - Mystery Road: Series 1 review by ER

Spoiler Alert
12/06/2019

For fans of the two Ivan Sen movies that revolve around Det. Jay Swan's life - this six episode series is essentially a third film. Yet it seems diluted and less 'cool' than the movies. The plot and characters are a bit slow on the uptake and the central mystery is a bit weak. That said, the lead actor Aaron Pedersen has some stirling support again from guest stars: Judy Davis (BARTON FINK / NAKED LUNCH), Colin Friels (MALCOLM / DARK MAN) and ERNIE DINGO (UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD / THE FRINGE DWELLERS / BLACK FELLAS). It's a frustrating brew that seems drawn out and is let down by a verbose script that, at times, spells out the obvious. All this would be acceptable as it's aimed at a mainstream evening TV audience, but following on the heals of the films Mystery Road and Goldstone, this lacks punch, style, intelligence and energy.

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