The Broken Shore

Synopsis: An evocative crime thriller that captures the chilling action and sharp wit of Peter Temple's acclaimed novel The Broken Shore. In this gripping adaptation, Detective Joe Cashin uncovers a web of lies, betrayal and police corruption in a small coastal town where tensions are at boiling point and the shocking face behind the community's respectable mask is slowly unveiled.
Genre: Crime
Director(s): Rowan Woods
  4 wins & 8 nominations.
103 min

Ah, don't worry about it. Use me feet.

- Bluestone. It's tricky stuff.

- You worked with it?

You need a block and tackle.

Punch hammer, splitter, chisels.

- Mason's trowel.

- So you interested in having a go?

I'll do the fence first.

Just see how that goes.



Intubation indicated

and 100ml of Lidocaine.

Charles Bourgoyne?

Bashed. Bludgeoned and burned,

more accurately.

That's all I know. Significant open head

injury and probable brain herniation.

- That's no good.

- No, it's a three on a coma scale.

That's out of three, not ten.

Come on, let's move it.

G'day, Carol. I'm Joe Cashin.

- I know who you are. Sybil's boy.

- Yeah.

- Not the architect.

- No.

Architects generally steer clear

of assault and battery.

You haven't touched anything here,

have you?

- No.

- Good.

Aren't you some big detective

with the homicide squad?

No. I'm a regular cop these days.

- How long you worked here, Carol?

- 36...

- Be careful of the blood here.

- 36 years.

- 17 when I started.

- Yeah, right.

His life shrunk down to just four rooms.

Who would have done this to him?

Mr B had no enemies.

- No-one.

- No-one else lives here?

The stepdaughter, Erica,

was here day before yesterday.

First time I seen her in years.

Who else works here?

Bruce Starkey is the gardener,

if you call sitting on your arse

all day gardening.

You've seen the place.

His son, Tay,

does what's left of the lawns.

Bit simple, the boy.

Oh, and there's Cecily Addison.

She keeps his accounts.

Anything out of place when you got here?

His watch is missing. He always took it

off at night and put it on the stool.

- This one?

- Yeah.

A gold Branlau. White face.

Very valuable. With a crocodile band.

Alright, nobody touches anything!

- Nobody leaves.

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