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'A hired killer, Vlad (Richard Cawthorne), sets out for Cairns with a high-powered rifle. Harry is his target, but who has hired Vlad?

As Harry prepares for his and Kitty's wedding anniversary, Kitty takes Gary back to the islands to persuade the Zey Islanders they need to protect Gary better.

Meanwhile, wrestling with her discovery of Paddy's (Kim Gyngell) embezzlement, Sissi finally tells Harry what she has learned.

Harry is deeply upset by the news. He takes Paddy on their weekly fishing expedition and confronts him over the money he's skimmed.

When Sissi learns what Harry has done, she is shocked and wracked with guilt. She has an almighty fight with her father and runs.

Gary, who has been bitten by a snake on Zey and believes he's going to die, tells Harry that he slept with his brother's wife Lola (Emma Lung).

Harry, who has never liked Lola much, confronts her and tells her she is out of the family, however, before he has time to tell the others what has happened, Vlad has Harry in his sights.' (Source:


  • Episode 3. First screened on ABC 1, Thursday, February 9 2012.

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      Matchbox Pictures ,
      2012 .
      Extent: 60 minp.
      Series: form y separately published work icon The Straits Louis Nowra , Blake Ayshford , Nicholas Parsons , Kristen Dunphy , Jaime Browne , Aaron Fa’aoso , Australia : Matchbox Pictures Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2012 Z1787533 2012 series - publisher film/TV crime

      '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.'

      Source: ABC1 website,
      Sighted: 30/01/2012

Last amended 21 Aug 2012 09:55:56
  • Torres Strait Islands, Queensland,
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