Produced by Matchbox Pictures and Dirty Films

Creators: Cate Blanchett, Elise McCredie, Tony Ayres
Producers: Sheila Jayadev, Paul Ranford
Executive Producers: Cate Blanchett, Elise McCredie, Tony Ayres, Liz Watts, Andrew Upton
ABC Executive Producers: Sally Riley, Andrew Gregory
Matchbox Pictures EP: Matt Vitins
Writers: Elise McCredie, Belinda Chayko
Director: Emma Freeman, Jocelyn Moorhouse

Aired: March 01 - April 05, 2020 (ABC)

Series centring on four strangers in an immigration detention centre in the Australian desert. They are an airline hostess escaping a suburban cult, an Afghan refugee fleeing persecution, a young Australian father escaping a dead-end job and a bureaucrat caught-up in a national scandal. When their lives intersect they are pushed to the brink of sanity, yet unlikely and profound emotional connections are made amongst the group. Inspired by real events, the series intertwines gripping and devastating personal stories revealing a system struggling with the irreconcilable contradictions of border protection.(6x55min)
Yvonne StrahovskiSofie Werner
Jai CourtneyCam Sandford
Asher KeddieClaire Kowitz
Fayssal BazziAmeer
Dominic WestGordon Masters
Cate BlanchettPat Masters
Marta DusseldorpMargot
Darren GilshenanBrian
Kate BoxJanice
Maria AngelicoAngie
Rachel HouseHarriet
Clarence RyanSully
Rose RileySharee
Claude JabbourFarid
Saajeda SamaaNajeeba
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