The Australian film MYSTERY ROAD makes its television debut on Sunday, 26 January at 8.30pm on ABC1.
A brutal crime, a rookie cop out of his depth stands alone between two worlds, where the mystery lies just below the surface.
Indigenous cowboy detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) returns to his outback home town, to solve the murder of a teenage girl, whose body is found under the highway trucking route out of town.
Alienated from both the white dominated police force and his own community, including his teenage daughter, who he discovers is connected with the murdered girl, Jay stands alone in his determination to fight back for his town and his people.
Mystery Road is a brooding psychological thriller set in North Western New South Wales, starring: Aaron Pederson, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten, Tasma Walton, Jack Thompson and David Field.
Production Details: An Australian film. Produced by Screen Australia and Mystery Road Films. Written and directed by Ivan Sen.