.

By Tania Phillips

Seven Types of Ambiguity,
ABC TV, 8.30pm, Thursday, 9.30pm

A message comes through to a businessman (Alex Dimitriades) that his son’s excursion will be late back to the school but when he arrives there is no sign of his son.
Tense music and images start this program and don’t let up. This is a gripping psychological mystery told from the shifting perspective of six characters following a complicated chain of events triggered by the disappearance of the boy.
Dimitriades is at his best as Joe – the father under pressure in the first episode.
The stellar cast includes Hugo Weaving, Alex Dimitriades, Xavier Samuel, Leeanna Walsman, Andrea Demetriades, Anthony Hayes and Susie Porter head up the compelling six-part drama that debuts on Thursday night.
Seven-year-old Sam Marin is taken from his school. Much to the relief of his parents Anna and Joe, Sam is found unharmed hours later and police arrest ex-schoolteacher, Simon Heywood.
But this is far from an open and shut case as it turns out that Simon is Anna’s ex-lover, and his neighbour and possible accomplice Angela has an intriguing connection to Joe.
Soon Simon’s psychiatrist and ally Dr Alex Klima, his lawyer Gina, and even Joe’s best mate Mitch get pulled into the vortex where relationships become entangled and moral dilemmas abound about who really is at fault.
In the end it’s not a matter of who took Sam, but a question of why.
This is based on the critically acclaimed novel ‘Seven Types of Ambiguity’ by award-winning author Elliot Perlman.

Comments are closed.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.

More News

It appears Subaru has backed a winner with the new XV, with sales of the small sports utility vehicle up 139.0 ...

Victorian cattle producers are demanding a crackdown on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain following the release recently of ...

The family of a Nar Nar Goon North resident who underwent major neck surgery after her vehicle collided with a ...

A 49-year-old Pakenham woman was allegedly raped after accepting a lift from a stranger, in what police are describing as ...

Books, toys, clothing, plants and bric-a-brac will be just some of the goods on offer at the TurningPoint Church Kooweerup’...

Kooweerup Football Club lost one of its finest supporters only days after she watched the reserves break a three decade ...

Latest Sport

Debbie Hall’s emotional and family connection with the Richmond Football Club extends beyond what happens on the footy field. ...

WEST GIPPSLAND FOOTBALL NETBALL COMPETITION PREVIEW – GRAND FINAL INVERLOCH KONGWAK v CORA LYNN Grand Final – Saturday from 2.30pm at Wonthaggi ...

The fine line between pleasure and pain – it’s only one sleep away for Berwick coach Stewart Kemperman and his ...