Without thinking, an angry adult slaps another guest's unruly, disobedient child at a family backyard barbecue in suburban Melbourne. When the boy's mother presses assault charges, a once-happy family falls apart. Based on the best-selling novel by Australian author Christos Tsiolkas, this award-winning miniseries boasts a stellar cast including Jonathan LaPaglia (Cold Case), Sophie Okonedo ( Hotel Rwanda), Melissa George ( In Treatment), and Essie Davis ( Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries). 2 DVDs, SDH.
Episode 1: Hector
On the day before his 40th birthday, Hector and his wife, Aisha, host a backyard barbecue with their family and friends to celebrate. But Hector is more preoccupied with daydreaming of his children's babysitter
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Sophie Okonedo, Melissa George, Essie Davis, Jonathan LaPaglia.
"A real knockout"--The Guardian (UK)
"The most gripping series on television since The Killing"--The Times (UK)
"Well made and expertly acted"--The A.V. Club
"Powerful"--The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)