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Mystery Road

Released: 2013
Writer: Ivan Sen
Director: Ivan Sen
Producer: David Jowsey
Executive Producers: Gary Hamilton, Michael Wrenn
Associate Producer: Aaron Pedersen

Indigenous cowboy detective Jay Swan returns to his outback home town, to solve the murder of a teenage girl, whose body is found under the highway trucking route out of town.

Alienated from both the white dominated police force and his own community, including his teenage daughter, who he discovers is connected with the murdered girl, Jay stands alone in his determination to fight back for his town and his people.


  • Aaron Pedersen as Detective Jay Swan
  • Hugo Weaving as Johnno
  • Ryan Kwanten as Pete Bailey
  • Jack Thompson as Charlie Murray
  • Tony Barry as Sergeant
  • Robert Mammone as Constable Roberts
  • Tasma Walton as Mary
  • Damian Walshe-Howling as Wayne
  • David Field as Mr. Bailey
  • Bruce Spence as Jim the Coroner
  • Jack Charles as Old Boy
  • Tricia Whitton as Crystal
  • Siobhan Binge as Tarni
  • Daniel Roberts as Macca
  • Samara Weaving as Peggy
  • Zoe Carides as Shirley
  • Roy Billing as Robbo
  • Jarrah Louise Bundle as Ashley
  • Lillian Crombie as Mrs. MacDonald
  • Angela Swan as Jasmine
  • Geoff Potter as Ted
  • Hayden Spencer as Truck Driver
  • Michael Connors Jnr as Jordan
  • Daniel Connors as Kenny
  • Michael Connors as Marbuck
  • Daneeka Connors as Presto
  • Geoff Potter as Jim's Assistant
  • Steve Morris as Statesman Driver
  • Reg Roordink as Statesman Driver #2
  • Mark Nielson as Statesman Guy
  • Dan as Statesman Guy #2
  • Richard Searle as Statesman Guy #3
  • Chris Mitchell as Land Rover Passenger
  • Marco Sinigaglia as Land Rover Driver
  • Clint Dodd as Land Rover Driver #2
  • Patrice Maisie as Julie Mason
  • Richard Searle as Bearded Biker
  • Doug Williams as Mr Bailey Double
  • Ken Cameron as Frank
  • Patty White as Sue
  • Lorraine Page as Joyce
  • Rebecca Harris as Megan
  • Angela Chan as Waitress
  • Terence West as Takeaway Cowboy #1
  • Bruce Willis as Takeaway Cowboy #2
  • Kenneth Shane Price as Dino
  • Geraldine Brown as Bingo Caller
  • Ricky Neale as Security Guard
  • Kylie Farmer as Female Cop Voice
  • David Fawckner as Office Policeman
  • Greg Richardson as Office Policeman #2
  • John Reid as Police Extra
  • Clint Dodd as Police Extra
  • Jan Van Roey as Police Extra
  • Damien Greenwool as Wayne's posse #1
  • Unngoorrn Harbour as Wayne's posse #2
  • Sam Armstrong as Wayne's Posse #3