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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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Cast

Brian Cox - Rena Owen - Aaron Fa'aoso - Firass Dirani - Jimi Bani - Suzannah Bayes-Morton

Production Details

Production Completion
2012
Genre
Crime, Drama
Production Company
Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd  Bala Pictures Pty Ltd

Sales

Australian Sales
ABC Commercial
International Sales
DCD Rights

Screen Australia Supported

  • Production support

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • AWGIE Awards
    (2012)

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