The Killing Field
|The Killing Field|
The Killing Field logo
|Written by||Michaeley O'Brien
|Directed by||Samantha Lang|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Running time||90 minutes|
|Original network||Seven Network|
|Original release||4 May 2014|
The Killing Field is an Australian mystery-drama-thriller television film on the Seven Network. It was created by Sarah Smith and Michaeley O'Brien and directed by Samantha Lang, from a screenplay by Sarah Smith and Michaeley O'Brien. It was produced by Bill Hughes and Sarah Smith with Rebecca Gibney co-producing and Julie McGauran executive producing. A spin-off series Winter screened from February 2015.
When a young girl goes missing in the small country town of Mingara, a large scale operation is started by the police and residents of the town. However, when the search proves too big for the local authorities after five dead bodies are found, buried in a field in shallow graves, a specialised team of homicide detectives are flown in from the city.
- Rebecca Gibney as Detective Sergeant Eve Winter
- Chloe Boreham as Constable Bridget Anderson
- Liam McIntyre as Detective Dan Wild
- Peter O'Brien as Inspector Lachlan McKenzie
The concept was created by Sarah Smith of Cornerstone Pictures and Michaeley O'Brien and the screenplay was written by Sarah Smith and Michaeley O'Brien. It will be directed by Samantha Lang. Bill Hughes is producing for Seven and Sarah Smith is producing for Cornerstone Pictures, with Rebecca Gibney as co-producer. Julie McGauran is executive producer. The movie was shot in November 2013 in New South Wales small town Gulgong and the office setting was shot in Sydney. The casting director Greg Apps cast Rebecca Gibney, Peter O'Brien, Chloe Boreham and Liam McIntyre, for the leading roles of the Task force.
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