Release date:February 3, 2005
(New Zealand)

Studio:Silverscreen Films/Ora Digital

Director:Geoff Murphy

MPAA Rating:Not Available


Starring:Cliff Curtis, Christopher Hobbs, John Leigh, Miriama Smith

Genre:Drama, Thriller

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Plot Summary:

Investigative journalist Mort Whitman (Cliff Curtis, "Whale Rider, "Collateral Damage," "Training Day," "Blow") is onto the story of his lifetime, the most important story in the nation. It was huge involving a big pay-off from a multinational bank to a second-hand computer dealer Kevin Jones. Tracing the days leading up to Kevin's suspicious death, Mort reveals Kevin's increasing paranoia and erratic behaviour through the eyes of his best mate Jimmy Blick and girlfriend Ruby Elder. What dangerous secrets had he stumbled upon? Did the forces private security, police, SIS or CIA - that increasingly menaced his life, kill him? Or did he simply drink too much and crash his car? Mort is determined to get to the bottom of it, if it kills him.