Monday, March 20, 2017

Harry 2013

     This series is set in different neighborhoods of Auckland, New Zealand.  Detective Harry Anglesea is struggling to raise his thirteen-year-old daughter after the death of his wife.  His job is working the Major Crimes Unit in Manukau.  This area has a lot of drugs and violence.  A gang with three men has committed several armed robberies with one resulting in the death of a bank teller.  Harry and his family are originally from Samoa and there are a lot of people in this area from this island. 
     There is a lot of violence in this film, especially involving the drug dealers and it's based on true events. There is one story covered in each episode and some of the violence stays with you in your mind after viewing.  In some ways, this is like the Prime Suspect TV Series with Helen Mirren.  3* (This series is OK)

60 min, 6 episodes, TV Series, Crime with Oscar Kightley, Sam Neill, Hunter Kamuhemu, Erroll Shand, Stephen Lovatt, Theresa Healey, Ana Tuigamala, Fraser Brown, Michael Koloi, Matthias Luafutu, Jarod Rawiri.

Note:  Imdb 7.1 out of 10, Amazon 3.8* out of 5* with 1 reviews.
Special Note:  Filmed in Auckland, New Zealand.

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