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The Straits

The Straits


Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia’s Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama.

The Montebellos are not your average Australian family. Modern day smugglers, their family business is transporting drugs into Australia and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use of ties of blood and loyalty in the Torres Strait Islands.

When Harry, the head of the family, starts to plan his succession, a power struggle is sparked between brother and brother, wife and daughter. Under attack from ambitious bikies and mercurial PNG Raskols, the family must hold together through torture, assassination and imprisonment.
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Episode Info

Final: 1x10 -- Fatherhood (Mar/29/2012)


Harry takes revenge against the bikies for what they did to Marou. Marou goes to the island to join Kitty and Gary, but he has his own agenda. Joel decides to leave after what he saw at the alligator farm, and asks Sissi to come with him. Kitty decides to help Noel leave the country but the deal she makes is not what it seems.
Available Episodes

Fatherhood
Mar 29, 2012
Season 1 episode 10

Dead Reckoning
Mar 22, 2012
Season 1 episode 9

The Big Mistake
Mar 15, 2012
Season 1 episode 8

Poison
Mar 08, 2012
Season 1 episode 7

The Price
Mar 01, 2012
Season 1 episode 6

Epiphanies
Feb 23, 2012
Season 1 episode 5

The Hunt for Vlad
Feb 16, 2012
Season 1 episode 4

Cast
Brian Cox
As Harry Montebello
Rena Owen
As Kitty Montebello
Aaron Fa'aoso
As Noel Montebello
Jimi Bani
As Marou Montebello
Firass Dirani
As Gary Montebello
Suzannah Bayes-Morton
As Sissy Montebello
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Recurring Guests

Emma Lung as Lola Montebello (10 eps)
Andy Anderson as Vince (9 eps)
Cramer Cain as Eddie (9 eps)
Kate Jenkinson as Antoinette Montebello (8 eps)
Rachael Blake as Natasha (7 eps)
Tasia Zalar as Bridget (6 eps)
Jasper Bagg as Two Stroke (5 eps)
Chum Ehelepola as Joseph (5 eps)
James Mackay as Joel Thomson (5 eps)
Malcolm Kennard as Inspector Sutherland (3 eps)

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Warning: The Straits guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama | Family
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( Australia)
Airs: Thursdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: February 02, 2012
Ended: March 29, 2012
Episode Order: 10
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