Synopsis: Three male detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in a coma. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to both disguise and unravel the truth?
Genre: Thriller
Director(s): Matthew Saville
Production: Gravitas Ventures
  10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

Triple 0.

What service do you require?

Ambulance. Emergency.

Ambulance emergency.

What suburb?

Kings park.

Okay. And what's the

exact address in kings park?

I'm on epson road

and the nearest

cross street is...

Uh, um, uh...

we can come back to that.

Quarry... quarry road.

Okay, so it's epson road

with a cross of quarry road.

Is it in kings park?

Is that in Sydney?

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.

Exactly what's happened there.

There's a boy

and he's on the road

and he's had a...

he's fallen off his bike.

Copy that.

- Alright, we're in. We're in.

Come on. Go! Go!

Get down! Get down!

Over there!

Go, go, go, go!

Get down!

Get him on the floor!

- Oh!

- Get down!

Hey, hello! Got a picture

of you on my wall.

How are we doing out back?


We've got a runner!

We've got a runner!

Copy that.

Do you have a description

of the suspect, delta 1?

Repeat, do you have

a description

of the runner, delta 1?

- Hey!


Delta 2-3 is approaching

on the eastern side

of the complex.

Come on!

- Oi! Stop it, mate!

I'm on you!


Oi, who's out the back exit?

Back and the side exit.

We've got a lone runner.

Go, go, go, go. Go.


Down on the ground! Down!

Stay down!

- Put your hands

behind your back! Got him?



Mal! You okay?

- Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.


On the vest.


Please confirm status

of officer.

- Central, he's okay.

- He took one in the vest.

Requesting an ambulance

and backup.

Copy that. Proceed.

You speak English, mate?

Hey? Speak English?

You just shot a police officer,

you clown.

- I'm sorry.

I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

Piece of sh*t.

Emergency vehicles dispatched.

Well, boys, we got 'em.

Fair and square.

Special mention

for mad mal here.

Mal, uh... mal took a shot

for his troubles.

- Come on, give us a...

- Look! Look! Look!


- Mal, I know what that's like,

I know what that's like,

but my beautiful wife

has promised

never to use my gun on me again.

- I promise not to

give it to her again.

Mal, seriously, well done

for putting it all together.

Honor to have you.

- To mal.

- To mal!

- Task force Shepherd!

- Yes!

- Well done!

- Hello?

Yeah, if you honk

the horn again,

my wife's gonna

come out there and kill ya.

It's not even 5:

for Christ's sake.

- S-sorry. I, uh...

I didn't wa... yeah.

- Yeah, so the horn...

- Sorry, sir.

- Woke the dog,

the dog woke the grand kid,

the grand kid woke the wife.

- Sorry, mate.

- It's a bloody chain reaction.

- Sorry about that.

- Oh, Christ.


Hi. Still going to your mum's?

- Oh, yeah, yeah. By lunch.

- Yeah?

Yeah, I told you earlier.

I've got to take her to bingo.

Don't swear in front of...

- Yeah.

Yeah, okay.


...He's not getting it from me.

- Yeah, um...

Yeah, well, you know, if "f***"

becomes part of his vocabulary,

I'll buy you a Porsche.

That'll be the day.

- Yeah. Goodbye, sweetheart.

- See ya.

- I said "f***"

in front of the kid.

You know, if no one reacted,

the kid wouldn't pick up on it.

"F***, f***, f***, granddad."

You got kids?

Oh, no, I asked you that

before, didn't I?

- Yeah.

- Yeah, you said you've got to

get a girlfriend first.

Trust me plenty of time.

So, no horn. Text me.

I'm not that old.

- Oh, uh, that's for you,

by the way.

Black, no sugar, right?

- Yeah.

# we've got to hold on #

# to what we've got #

# it doesn't make a difference

if we make it or not #

# we've got each other

and that's a lot for love #

# we'll give it a shot... #

- Come on, sarge,

get in this.

Come on! One more time,

we'll have one more.

- Alright.

- Yeah!

- Skull it, sarge, come on!

- We've got that party tomorrow,

don't we?

- Yeah, we do.

There he is.

- On tomorrow?

- No, no. I've got my kid's

birthday thing on, though.

Yeah. See ya.

- See you tomorrow.

- See you, mate.

- Bye, mal.

- Oh, password's 'pirate'.

The rbt boys are out in force.

- Oh, yeah, yeah.

- Arrr!

Get it? You get it?

Half blind.

What? What?

That's funny.

- You're not funny.

- No, you're not.

# Avalon #

# when the samba takes you

out of nowhere #

# and the background's fading

out of focus #

# yes the picture's changing

every moment #

# and your destination #

# avalon #

- sh*t.

# Dancing dancing #

- Hey.

- Morning, sir. This is a

random breath test.

You had anything

to drink tonight?

- I had a couple.

- Can I see your

driver's license, please?

- Um...


- Huh? What was that?

- Pirate.

- Just hold on a sec.

# Avalon #

uh, sorry about that, detective.

Drive safe, mate.

- That's alright.

Have a good one.

- Yep, you too.

He says,

"what, so they held up

"a whole bus load of Japanese

tourists and got away?"

And this young copper says,

"yes, sir."

He says, "well, you didn't

get a single description?"

And the kid says, "no, sir,

they didn't speak English,

"but the driver said

they got 5,000 photos."

Right. We're up.

Why ham and not bacon?

Is that a health thing

or a taste thing?

A bit of both.

- Jesus, it's five o'clock.

We wanted to catch you

before work,

save you the embarrassment


- Thought we were done

with all that.

- All what, Sarah?

The abduction and rape

of a little girl?

Is that the "all that"

you're talking about?

This is detective melic,

new bloke.

So, Victor been round?

- No. I'm over with him.

- Well, we know he comes around.

- He doesn't.

Bullshit, he does.

- Oh, look at you,

protecting him!

- Is that all?

- Well, no. This is kind of a

courtesy call, actually.

Uh, we just...

Hold that...

No, no. It's alright.

Hold that, will you?

Thank you.

Just so you know, we found

your pedophile boyfriend.

He's in newcastle.

Thank you.

Now, we've got enough

to charge...

To charge Victor,

so you'll be

next in line, Sarah,

so you might want a couple of

days to consider your options.

- F*** off.

- Well, don't say

we didn't warn you.

We'll see you again

in a few days.

Oh, and, Sarah,

I nearly forgot.

We found the kid's

toy pram yesterday.

It was covered in prints.

Adult female.


# When the dog bites

when the bee stings #

# when I'm... #

oh, they'll be talking

to each other now.

- Hey.

Hey, kid. Hey.

Hey, hey, hey.



Triple 0.

What service do you require?

- Ambulance.



emergency. What suburb?

- Kings park.

Okay, kings park. And what's

the exact address there?

- I'm on epson road,

and the nearest cross street is,


F***. Um...


That's okay.

That's okay. We can...

- Oh, it's quarry...

Quarry road.

Okay, so it's epson road

with a cross of quarry road.

Is it in kings park?

Is that in Sydney?

- Yeah, yeah, yeah.

Alright, and what's

your telephone number there?

- Uh.


Your telephone number.

- Oh, 0525-633-332.

Exactly what's happened.

- There's a boy

and he's on the road

and he's had a...

He's fallen off his bike.

Okay, so...

- And he's hit his head

and he's not moving.

Okay, alright.

Do you think that maybe

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Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton (born 23 June 1974) is an Australian actor, director, writer, producer and filmmaker. He has starred in numerous Hollywood films, such as Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), Warrior (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Black Mass (2015), Bright (2017), It Comes at Night (2017), and Red Sparrow (2018).In Australia, Edgerton portrayed Will McGill in the drama series The Secret Life of Us (2001–02), for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama. He has also appeared in several Australian films, such as The Square (2008), Animal Kingdom (2010), for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Wish You Were Here (2012), and Felony (2013). In 2015, Edgerton received a nomination for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film for The Gift, a psychological horror-thriller film Edgerton wrote, directed, co-produced, and in which he co-starred. Edgerton garnered further critical acclaim for his performance as Richard Loving in the 2016 historical drama Loving, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. more…

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