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The story begins when a group of five friends embark on a yacht trip from Brisbane to Indonesia, a chance for adventure and to enjoy a holiday at the same time. The group is just a day’s sail from their destination when something appears on the horizon. Another boat. The group come to the aid of a broken-down asylum seekers’ boat, leading to a tragic series of events that return to haunt them five years later.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Phoebe Tonkin - Leeanna Walsman - Ewen Leslie - Jacqueline McKenzie - Hazem Shammas - Nicole Chamoun - Robert Rabiah - Joel Jackson
Production Completion
Mystery, Thriller
Production Company
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd

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  • Production support

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  • International Emmy Awards
  • Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
  • TV Week Logie Awards

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