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The Slap

Season 1
7.62011TV-NR
An Australian middle-class community is practically ripped apart when Harry slaps another couple's child at a suburban barbecue. Essie Davis ("The Babadook") stars in this adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.
Starring
Jonathan LaPagliaEssie DavisMelissa George
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Hector
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    October 6, 2011
    52min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Tensions run high at Hector's 40th birthday party - both between he and his wife, Aisha, and the rest of their guests - but the very social fabric of the community will be undone when Hector's cousin Harry slaps another couple's child.
  2. 2. Anouk
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    October 13, 2011
    54min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Anouk is more angry at seeing Hector and Connie flirting at the barbecue than she is at Harry for slapping Hugo. When she finds out she is pregnant with her much younger boyfriend's baby, Anouk is forced to reevaluate her job as a writer, her role as a mother and the future of her pregnancy.
  3. 3. Harry
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    October 20, 2011
    55min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Harry stands to lose it all - his Brighton Beach mansion, his beautiful wife, his son and his successful business - after he slaps Hugo. When his eventual apology goes horribly wrong, Harry's desperation sends him into a spiral.
  4. 4. Connie
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    October 27, 2011
    56min
    18+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
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    English
    When teenaged Connie decides to confront Hector about the slap, his reaction propels her into a decision that will have serious consequences for both of their families.
  5. 5. Rosie
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    November 3, 2011
    54min
    TV-NR
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Rosie's outrage has been building since the slap. Now that she finally has her day in court, all the friends from the barbecue gather to witness how she plans on dealing with the fallout.
  6. 6. Manolis
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    November 10, 2011
    52min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Struggling to understand the selfishness and greed of his children's generation, Manolis watches in alarm as the slap divides his family. He calls on a special bond to try to put things right.
  7. 7. Aisha
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    November 17, 2011
    52min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Hector and Aisha take their planned vacation together in an effort to heal their fractured marriage, but the holiday does not go as planned.
  8. 8. Richie
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    November 24, 2011
    55min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Lies, betrayal and adultery all come to a head as people are forced to make decisions about their futures, and Richie gets desperate when his biggest secret is caught in the crossfire.

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Directors
Tony AyresJessica HobbsRobert ConnollyMatthew Saville
Producers
Tony AyresHelen BowdenMichael McMahon
Network
FilmRise
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagesexual contentsmokingviolence
Supporting actors
Sophie LoweSophie OkonedoAlex Dimitriades