An Australian thriller crime series “Mystery Road” was screened on ABC for the first time on 3 June 2018. The series takes its plot from Ivan Sen’s films Mystery Road and Goldstone. Story written by Michaeley O’Brien, Steven McGregor, Kodie Bedford and Tim Lee, directed by Rachel Perkins with the runtime of an hour approximately, the season with the total number of six episodes were filmed on Miriuwung, Gajerrong, and Balanggarra Aboriginal land, in The Kimberley, produced by Bunya Productions and Golden road Productions. The story follows Detective Jay Swan, who is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two infantile men on an Australia Outback cattle station, as two unanticipated visitors cause trouble as the enigmatic puzzle of the missing men unfurls.
The season is rated 7.7/10 by IMDb and liked by 98% of Google users with 786000 views, now that’s commendable. The critical replication to the program has been very vigorous. The reviewers seem to in praise of the show in saying that the TV series, directed by Rachel Perkins, does a good enough job living up to the prestige of the films: 2013 pristine and its sequel, Goldstone; critic Natalie salvo said “Mystery Road is ultimately one tense police drama that will send you to the edges of your seat.” Rebecca Harkins mentioned “Rachel Perkins is a sure directorial hand, who proved her chops way back in Radiance (1998), but the show cleans up the messier edges that held the power in the original film and Goldstone” and Larissa Behrendt said “Between the landscape as a protagonist and the explorations of community relations in small towns, Mystery Road reminds us of the distinct voice Indigenous creative’s can bring to visual storytelling”. The original trailer of the series was out in June 2018 and has 9,944 views.
Mystery Road Season 1 Cast: Who’s in it?
The lead star cast in the series includes Aaron Pedersen (an Australian actor) as Jay Swan and Judy Davis (an Australian actress) as Emma James. Some other names are Deborah Mailman (an Australian TV actress) as Kerry Thompson, Wayne Blair (an Australian actor, writer and director) as Larry Dime, Aaron McGrath (an Australian TV actor) as Marley Thompson, Tasma Walton (an Australian TV and film actress) as Mary Swan, Madeleine Madden(an Australian actress) as Crystal Swan, Meyne Wyatt (an Australian actor) as Cedric Thompson, Colin Friels (a Scottish born Australian actor) as Tony Ballantyne, Rohan Mirchandaney as David Sharma, Anthony Hayes (an Australian actor) as Ryan Muller, Ernie Dingo (an Australian actor and comedian) as Keith Groves, John Waters (English born actor, songwriter, singer and guitarist) as Travis James.
Mystery Road Season 1 Plot: What is it about?