Supernatural murder mystery set on the Cook Islands. Kyle and Budgie arrive in paradise, but not everything is as it seems.


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Series cast summary:
Joe Layton ...  Kyle Connor 8 episodes, 2015
Theo Barklem-Biggs ...  Pete 'Budgie' Griffiths 8 episodes, 2015
Cian Elyse White ...  Lara Morgan / ... 8 episodes, 2015
Shushila Takao ...  Aumea Vaipiti 8 episodes, 2015
Alex Tarrant ...  Maui Vaipiti 8 episodes, 2015
Tai Berdinner-Blades Tai Berdinner-Blades ...  Tyler 8 episodes, 2015
Temuera Morrison ...  Anaru Vaipiti 8 episodes, 2015
Rangimoana Taylor Rangimoana Taylor ...  Chief Matikutu 8 episodes, 2015
Kirk Torrance ...  Reverend Calcott 8 episodes, 2015
Andre King Andre King ...  Peckham 8 episodes, 2015
Aruna Po-Ching Aruna Po-Ching ...  Paeta Vaipiti 8 episodes, 2015
Barry Atsma ...  Dries 7 episodes, 2015
Joe Folau ...  Sgt. Dan Taringa / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Calvin Tuteao ...  Ta'unga 5 episodes, 2015
Rawiri Jobe ...  Koringo 5 episodes, 2015
Edwin Wright ...  Vince 5 episodes, 2015
Lawrence Makoare ...  Ihaka 5 episodes, 2015
Tainui Tukiwaho Tainui Tukiwaho ...  DI Eli Hauraki 4 episodes, 2015


Supernatural murder mystery set on the Cook Islands. Kyle and Budgie arrive in paradise, but not everything is as it seems.

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2015 (USA) See more »

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Fabulously fun, escapist drama
4 September 2015 | by kitsune1234See all my reviews

Yes, giving this drama 9 stars might seem overly generous, but watching it is worth your time if you are seeking some fun and escapist drama. Settings: tropical, gorgeous, different from the average film or TV show (Death in Paradise TV show doesn't capture the stunning beauty of a tropical island like this drama does). Setting draws you in and that can be very relaxing, of an evening. Cast: handsome main character is hammy and gorgeous. Sidekick Budgie is the star though. Other reviewers have talked about his "energy". In ye olden days, that was also called sex appeal. He's got it. Check it out. The three female stars are compelling and believable and the rest of the cast seemed just right. Excellent acting all around. Plot: what plot? This story line raised and dropped so many plot lines I got whiplash, but it was ALL good. Myth-folklore-thriller-ghost-sci-fi-stranger-in-a-strange-land and much more. My jaw flapped open at the liberties taken by the scriptwriter, but bless him, he made it all hang together, kind of. I admire his daring. Overall: A sometimes suspenseful but always absorbing drama in a lush setting filled with good actors, delightfully improbable plot twists, great scenery and even some haunting background music. Perfect way to take the edge off a bad day.

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