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THE STRAITS follows the fortunes of a family who happen to be on the wrong side of the law. Their turf is Far North Queensland and the complex network of islands that form Australia’s northern frontier: the Torres Strait. Bordered to the north by a developing nation on the verge of becoming a failed state, and to the south by a rich first-world country, the Straits is a porous membrane for contraband – wildlife, drugs, weapons and illegal immigrants. In short, it’s a crime paradise.

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Brian Cox - Rena Owen - Aaron Fa'aoso - Firass Dirani - Jimi Bani - Suzannah Bayes-Morton
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Crime, Drama
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Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd  Bala Pictures Pty Ltd
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