Recently airing on BBC Four Mystery Road is a riveting, ambitious new crime drama, set against the stunning backdrop of Australia’s outback. It sees Aaron Pederson reprise his critically acclaimed role as Jay Swan, a tough indigenous detective, who is brought in to investigate the shocking disappearance of two young men in a remote town, alongside tough-as-they-come cop Emma James, played by multi-award winner Judy Davis.
The action takes place after Ivan Sen’s multi-award-winning original film of the same name and, this six part series is given a brand new captivating spin by director Rachel Perkins (Radiance, Jasper Jones). Mystery Road is available now on DVD and we have 20 copies up for grabs thanks to Acorn Media International.
Big landscapes, stunning scenery and incredible lakes of crystal blue water set against desert mountains. This is Boulder Ridge, the remote town Jay Swan (Pederson – Jack Irish, A Place To Call Home) is sent to when two young farmworkers go missing from an outback cattle station. Teaming up with local cop Emma James (Davis – Feud, Serving in Silence), the duo start to uncover the men’s secrets and soon find themselves unpeeling the hidden layers of the town’s dark history, becoming embroiled in a deep mystery that will send shockwaves through the community.
Get lost in the Australian outback and unearth the enthralling enigma of Mystery Road.