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form y separately published work icon Mystery Road series - publisher   film/TV   detective  
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Mystery Road
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'Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay’s investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.'

Source: Screen Australia (https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/07-12-mystery-road-series). (Sighted: 13/07/2017)

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form y separately published work icon Gone Michaeley O'Brien , Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018 14121692 2018 single work film/TV Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018
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form y separately published work icon The Waterhole Timothy Lee , Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018 14121759 2018 single work film/TV Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018

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Works about this Work

Indigenous Characters Take Precedence in Outback Series Mike Hale , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times , 20 August 2018; (p. C5)

'Aaron Pedersen, an Aboriginal actor who’s a major star in Australia, first played the Indigenous detective Jay Swan in the 2013 film “Mystery Road”. Swan is a classic type, the cop caught between his belief in the system and his loyalty to his own people, who automatically see him as a sellout. As embodied by the imposing Mr. Pedersen, he’s also a classic western hero: white hat, casual swagger, stony, squinting stare.' (Introduction)

Penny Smallacombe : It’s 2018 and It’s OUR TIME Dov Kornits , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 10 August 2018;
Aaron Pedersen : Is the Mystery Road Star One of the Greatest Actors of His Generation? Luke Buckmaster (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 12 August 2018;
It's the Golden Age of Television Drama. So Why Has the ABC Gone MIA? Lauren Carroll Harris , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 9 March 2018;

'As streaming giants ride the global upswing in TV storytelling, homegrown drama is conspicuously scant at Australia’s cash-strapped national broadcaster.'

25 Years of Dream Viewing 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 March no. 671 2018; (p. 5)

'It has been 25 years since the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia was established, resulting in some of the nation's most beloved films, television shows and documentaries.' (Introduction)

25 Years of Dream Viewing 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 March no. 671 2018; (p. 5)

'It has been 25 years since the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia was established, resulting in some of the nation's most beloved films, television shows and documentaries.' (Introduction)

It's the Golden Age of Television Drama. So Why Has the ABC Gone MIA? Lauren Carroll Harris , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 9 March 2018;

'As streaming giants ride the global upswing in TV storytelling, homegrown drama is conspicuously scant at Australia’s cash-strapped national broadcaster.'

Aaron Pedersen : Is the Mystery Road Star One of the Greatest Actors of His Generation? Luke Buckmaster (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 12 August 2018;
Penny Smallacombe : It’s 2018 and It’s OUR TIME Dov Kornits , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 10 August 2018;
Indigenous Characters Take Precedence in Outback Series Mike Hale , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times , 20 August 2018; (p. C5)

'Aaron Pedersen, an Aboriginal actor who’s a major star in Australia, first played the Indigenous detective Jay Swan in the 2013 film “Mystery Road”. Swan is a classic type, the cop caught between his belief in the system and his loyalty to his own people, who automatically see him as a sellout. As embodied by the imposing Mr. Pedersen, he’s also a classic western hero: white hat, casual swagger, stony, squinting stare.' (Introduction)

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