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About Mystery Road

It’s 1999, and Constable Jay Swan, played by charismatic Mark Coles Smith, arrives at his new station. Fresh from the city and tipped for big things, Jay might be the new copper, but he’s not new to this town. Detective Jay Swan is tasked with investigating the mysterious disappearance of two young men on an Australia Outback cattle station, and two unexpected visitors cause trouble as the mystery of the missing men unfolds.

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Jack Irish

Acorn TV • 2016 • IMDb: 7.8
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Jack is engaged to find a missing person, only to be later framed for his murder. Jack is quickly caught up in a complex web of powerful vested interests that stretches from his home town of Fitzroy to a remote village in the Philippines. Emmy Award-winner Guy Pearce (Memento, Iron Man 3) is ex-lawyer turned PI Jack Irish in this acclaimed Aussie noir series. Aided by journalist-and sometimes girlfriend-Linda Hillier (Marta Dusseldorp, A Place to Call Home, Janet King), Jack takes on cases that plunge him into Melbourne's criminal underbelly. Emmy(R) Award-winner Guy Pearce (Mare of Easttown, Iron Man 3, Mildred Pierce) reprises his iconic role for the last time as Jack Irish, a former criminal lawyer, part-time debt collector and private investigator with a penchant for getting wrapped up in things he shouldn't. The final season of the award-winning Australian noir thriller, titled Jack Irish: Hell Bent (Season 3), premieres exclusively in the U.S. on Monday, July 12 on Acorn TV, AMC Networks' acclaimed streamer devoted to British and international television. New episodes will premiere weekly every Monday through August 2. This explosive, four-episode season of Jack Irish delves deep into Jack's past, questioning everything he thought he knew about his life and bringing him face-to-face with an antagonist more personal and destructive than he has ever encountered. Jack's long-suppressed trauma of witnessing the brutal and random murder of wife Isabel by former client Wayne Milovich - which launched the first Jack Irish installment, Bad Debts (2012) - rears its ugly head when Jack discovers there was more to those fateful events all those years ago. Joining Pearce are Jack's trusty cohorts from earlier seasons and the preceding telemovies: Marta Dusseldorp (A Place to Call Home, Janet King) as journalist and former girlfriend Linda Hillier, Roy Billing (The End) as horse racing aficionado Harry Strang, Aaron Pedersen (Mystery Road) as Harry's trusted off-sider Cam Delray, Kate Atkinson (Wentworth) as IT guru Simone and Shane Jacobson (Guardians of the Tomb) as old-school homicide detective Barry Tregear. This series is inspired by the acclaimed crime novels of the late Peter Temple. Jack Irish has won various Australian awards and received multiple nominations from the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) and Logie Awards. Both Seasons 1 and 2, as well as the three preceding movies, are now streaming on Acorn TV. Series Credits Jack Irish is an Easy Tiger Production for ABC in association with Film Victoria. Producers: Ian Collie, Matt Cameron and Jo Rooney. Executive Producers: Rob Gibson and Andrew Knight. ABC Executive Producers: Brett Sleigh and Sally Riley. The series is distributed internationally by DCD Rights. The writers of Jack Irish are Matt Cameron (Sunshine, Secret City), Andrew Knight (Rake, Hacksaw Ridge), Andrew Anastasios (The Water Diviner, Wentworth), and Alli Parker (Secret Bridesmaids' Business, Miss Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries). The director of all four episodes is Greg McLean (The Gloaming, Wolf Creek). The series creators are Cameron, Knight and Anastasios.

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The Brokenwood Mysteries

Acorn TV • 2014 • IMDb: 7.9
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd probes murder mysteries in a New Zealand country town. Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd is sent from Auckland to Brokenwood to investigate a local police officer. With a possible murder investigation underway that might link the two, Shepherd takes charge. After the investigation Shepherd reassesses his life and decides to stay on indefinitely, even though it means a demotion to Detective Senior Sergeant. Brokenwood is a seemingly quiet country town where Shepherd, who has an unconventional approach to police work, is assisted by local Detective Kristin Sims, who is precise and efficient at her job, to solve murders. As the series progresses the working relationship between the two moves from rocky to functional as they begin to appreciate each other's talents. Regarded by many as the New Zealand version of Midsomer Murders, this acclaimed detective series filmed amid the beautiful landscape of the country’s North returns with six feature-length, standalone mysteries featuring compelling characters, dry humor, and piquant wit. After transferring from a big city to the quiet, little, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea, Go Girls) and Detective Kristin Simms (Fern Sutherland, The Almighty Johnsons) uncover more macabre goings on and investigate murderous rivalries and lethal grudges. This quirky New Zealand mystery follows DI Mike Shepherd, who arrives to the seemingly peaceful town of Brokenwood with a classic car, a country music collection, and an indeterminate number of ex-wives. His assistant, DC Kristin Sims, is a by-the-book investigator 15 years younger than her boss's car. Shepherd soon discovers that Brokenwood is full of secrets and suspicions.

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