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The Beautiful Lie 

Anna is happily married. She has the perfect family. But one man will change it all.
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Series cast summary:
Sarah Snook ...  Anna Ivin 6 episodes, 2015
Rodger Corser ...  Xander Ivin 6 episodes, 2015
Sophie Lowe ...  Kitty Ballantyne 6 episodes, 2015
Celia Pacquola ...  Dolly Faraday 6 episodes, 2015
Daniel Henshall ...  Kingsley Faraday 6 episodes, 2015
Benedict Samuel ...  Skeet Du Pont 6 episodes, 2015
Catherine McClements ...  Tess Du Pont 6 episodes, 2015
Alexander England ...  Peter Levin 6 episodes, 2015
Dan Wyllie ...  Nick Levin 6 episodes, 2015
Robert Menzies Robert Menzies ...  Phillip Ballantyne 6 episodes, 2015
Gina Riley Gina Riley ...  Catherine Ballantyne 6 episodes, 2015
Marlon Williams ...  Dylan 6 episodes, 2015
Lewis Fletcher Lewis Fletcher ...  Kasper Ivin 6 episodes, 2015
Harrison Molloy Harrison Molloy ...  Riley Faraday 6 episodes, 2015
Artemis Ioannides ...  Gabriela 5 episodes, 2015
Fiona Harris ...  Helen 3 episodes, 2015
Maia Thomas ...  Crystal 3 episodes, 2015
Ali Barter Ali Barter ...  Theresa 3 episodes, 2015
Milla Cormack Milla Cormack ...  Olive Faraday 3 episodes, 2015
Rubie Kirkwood Rubie Kirkwood ...  Olive Faraday / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Sheena Reyes ...  Nat 2 episodes, 2015
Danny McKenna Danny McKenna ...  Drummer 2 episodes, 2015
Savanna Molloy Savanna Molloy ...  Poppy Faraday 2 episodes, 2015
Hadley Webb Hadley Webb ...  Poppy Faraday 2 episodes, 2015
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Anna is married to Alex, fifteen years her senior, both living off the spoils of their high profile sporting careers. Anna's been able to juggle career and family up until now when her brother Kingsley is caught philandering. Anna is called on to intervene, and the issue of infidelity rises to the surface. She finds herself dangerously attracted to Skeet, a charming dilettante who has rejected the apparently innocent Kitty. Skeet in turn becomes obsessed with Anna and willing to forgo his own music career to win her enduring love. A contemporary re-imagining of Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina' that explores over six episodes the different kinds of love and all that goes with it.

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Alexander England, Dan Wyllie and Celia Pacquola all appear in "Offspring". See more »

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Enticing, enthralling and sumptuous.....
3 July 2019 | by HiSpideySee all my reviews

I stumbled upon this by chance and within the first five minutes I was hooked and couldn't stop watching.

I found this series to be elegant, funny, heartbreaking and thought provoking - I was laughing in one episode and in tears in the next. It dealt with love, loss, death, life, birth and depression with humour and tenderness. It was hard to feel angry at those who were written to be just so human.

Produced by the dream team of John Edwards and Imogen Banks the witty but real dialogue, the amazing cinematography, the soundtrack and the actors made this one of the best pieces of Australian TV I've seen in a while (and I'm Australian).

Simply put, I loved it. Can't wait to watch it again.....


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