The Secret River (TV series)

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The Secret River
Genre Historical drama
Written by Jan Sardi & Mac Gudgeon
Directed by Daina Reid
Starring Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Sarah Snook
Lachy Hulme
Tim Minchin
Composer Burkhard Dallwitz
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes2
Production
Executive producersMark Ruse
Sue Masters
Carole Sklan
Greer Simpkin
ProducersStephen Luby
Daina Reid
Lesley Parker
CinematographyBruce Young
EditorDenise Haratzis
Release
Original network ABC
Original release14 June (2015-06-14) 
21 June 2015 (2015-06-21)
External links
Official website

The Secret River is an Australian television drama screened on ABC in June 2015. This two-part miniseries is based on the novel of the same name written by Kate Grenville. It follows the story of young couple, William and Sal Thornhill, who are transported to the new colony of New South Wales in 1805, giving a look into the colonisation of Australia and the escalating conflict between the original Indigenous inhabitants and the newly arrived white convicts and settlers. [1]

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References

  1. Munro, Chris (22 June 2015). "Secret History: 'The Secret River' Holds Tough Truths for Australia". VICE. Retrieved 25 December 2017.